Four-time Slam Champion Naomi Osaka has been chosen by many worldwide brands such as Workday, Tag Heuer and Louis Vuitton, Nike, Beats by Dre, BodyArmor, Hyperice and Mastercard. All these brands have chosen the young Japanese star, now a sports icon, because she embodies values that go beyond courts, matches and victories.
Defender of social rights, fighting for the equality of all, at the forefront of the Black Lives Matter, Naomi can be considered the most influential sportswoman on the international scene, capable of combining victories, style and social commitment.
Now the number 2 of the WTA ranking has become an ambassador for Panasoni. The contract will last for two years and will see the 23-year-old tennis player working with the company on a series of initiatives. The details of the partnership are currently scarce, with Panasonic stating that Osaka's values, including social issues, are perfectly compatible and in line with the company's management philosophy.
Naomi in Tokyo 2021
Just when things seemed to be for the best and there seemed to be only positive aspects, the Olympic dream of the Japanese champion Naomi Osaka ends early. The tennis player played at home in her Tokyo and everyone was waiting for her medal, perhaps gold, to redeem a not exceptional season and to close the criticisms that came after the Roland Garros and the whole case relating to health problems.
mind and the relationship with the media. Instead she did not go like this and in the surprise night Naomi gave in clearly to the Czech tennis player Marketa Vondrousova, winner with the result of 6-1 6-4. An Osaka never really appeared in the race despite a second set where she fought to the end and gave up on the third match point after a very long game.
As expected, given the latest and most recent circumstances, the Japanese tennis player did not appear at the press conference and few statements appeared to the media after her surprising knockout, all released immediately after the end of the match.
She appeared on the one hand very disappointed and on the other angry for her performance, a truly disappointing race. Here are her harsh words: "For me every defeat is a disappointment but I feel that today's defeat is a really different one and this disappointment sucks more than the others.
The pressures on me here were a lot but I am at my first Olympics and in the end the truth is that I was not able to withstand the pressure."