Naomi Osaka: Tennis Star Makes Delightful Announcement After Pulling out Of Grand Slam

Naomi Osaka: Tennis Star Makes Delightful Announcement After Pulling out Of Grand Slam

  • Four-time grand-slam champion Naomi Osaka announced she is expecting her first child
  • She however plans to return back to tennis action as early as 2024 which will likely be merely months after giving birth
  • The 25-year old recently pulled out of the first grand slam of the year, and fans finally understand why

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka revealed she is expecting her first child as fans finally got to understand why she pulled out of the first Grand Slam of the year.

Osaka posted a photo of a scan on her Instagram on Wednesday, January 11 with a caption explaining her delightful life update.

Osaka, Tennis, Grand Slam, Pregnancy
Naomi Osaka of Japan plays in the Singles first round match against Daria Saville of Australia during day two of Toray Pan Pacific Open at Ariake Coliseum on September 20, 2022. Photo by Kiyoshi Ota
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“The past few years have been interesting to say the least, but I find that it’s the most challenging times in life that may be the most fun,” she posted.
“These few months away from the sport [have] really given me a new love and appreciation for the game I’ve dedicated my life to.”

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As reported by Sky Sport, the four-time Grand Slam winner did not give an official reason for her withdrawal last week, with speculation on her mental health being the issue once again.

Osaka further revealed her plans to get back to tennis as early as 2024, and she hopes her child will be able to watch her play for a long time.

"2023 will be a year that's full of lessons for me and I hope to see you guys at the start of the next one because I'll be at Aus 2024. Love you all infinitely.” She closed her statement.

Osaka is one of the highest-earning female athletes, and her withdrawal from the first Grand Slam of the year without giving a reason left her fans worried that her rankings would slip further down.

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She currently ranks at 47 as she is yet to play since September 2022.

In the recent past, she has come forward to admit to struggling with mental health issues for years.

She took a mental health break after missing the French Open in 2021.

Who is Naomi Osaka dating?

Osaka is currently dating Cordae Amari, an American rapper who has been nominated for two Grammys in the past.

According to Harper’s Bazaar US, the 25 year old rapper is Naomi Osaka’s biggest fan and has been seeing the tennis star since 2019.

Fans speculate over Lewis Hamilton’s girlfriend

Sports Brief earlier reported on how fans were in an interesting debate about Lewis Hamilton’s girlfriend.

This was after a video has surfaced online of an unidentified lady sitting in the jacuzzi with Hamilton.

Her face couldn't be seen, but F1 Twitter took it upon themselves to unravel the mystery woman's identity.

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Fans speculate over Lewis Hamilton’s girlfriend

Sports Brief earlier reported on how fans were in an interesting debate about Lewis Hamilton’s girlfriend.

This was after a video has surfaced online of an unidentified lady sitting in the jacuzzi with Hamilton.

Her face couldn't be seen, but F1 Twitter took it upon themselves to unravel the mystery woman's identity.

Source: Sports Brief News