Naomi Osaka is the new face of Louis Vuitton. The woman, the first Asian tennis player to hold first place in the WTA ranking and the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam tournament, was in fact nominated as the new brand ambassador of the famous fashion brand, famous all over the world for of her style of her.
Louis Vuitton has chosen Osaka for a partnership with lots of images published on its social profiles, for the Spring-Summer 2021 campaign. The photos of this collaboration, in fact, were taken by Nicolas Ghesquière, artistic director of the brand's women's collections.
In 2020 Naomi was the protagonist of the fight against social and racial discrimination, becoming one of the most influential faces of Black Lives Matter, a movement born after George Floyd's brutal killing. Osaka is one of the most influential and admired sports of the moment, committed, strong and with a sweet and iron will.
She was named Sports Illustrated Sportswoman of the Year, Forbes' highest paid athlete of all time and one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People. About being chosen by an iconic brand like Louis Vuitton, Naomi Osaka said: "It is a real honor to work with Nicolas.
He is a designer I admire very much and we share a love for Japanese culture and style. Becoming global ambassador of the Maison for me it's really a dream come true." she explained the athlete, who will shortly participate in the Olympics representing Japan.
About Naomi they said: "Naomi is an exceptional woman who represents her generation and is also a role model for everyone. Her career and beliefs are inspiring. I am fascinated by Naomi, who stays true to herself and never goes down.
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Naomi Osaka's career
Over the course of her career, Osaka has won six WTA titles out of ten finals played, three of which are Grand Slam tournaments, with two US Open victories between 2018 and 2020 and the Australian Open in 2019.
this latest success, on 28 January 2019 it also reached the first place in the world ranking for the first time. Naomi Osaka was the first ever Japanese athlete to win a Grand Slam title, the third in the Open Era to qualify for the WTA Finals in 2018 and the first Asian ever to reach the top of the WTA rankings.
In 2020 she is elected by Forbes magazine as the richest female athlete in the world, with 37.4 million dollars collected in 2019 in prizes and sponsorships, breaking the record held by Maria Sharapova and ousting Serena Williams who had occupied the apex for four years .
In the final ranking of the highest paid sportsmen, she occupies the twenty-ninth position, surpassed by the Big Three of men's tennis: Roger Federer, Novak Dokovic and Rafael Nadal.