Naomi Osaka and Cordae Reveal They’re Expecting a Baby Girl

Naomi Osaka and Cordae Reveal They’re Expecting a Baby Girl

Edwin Kiplagat
June 3, 2023 at 11:59 AM
  • Naomi Osaka and her boyfriend Cordae are expecting a baby girl
  • The tennis star revealed the news with a colorful Instagram photo that showed her baby bump
  • The 4-time Grand Slam winner revealed she was pregnant with her first child back in January

Tennis star Naomi Osaka and her boyfriend, rapper Cordae have revealed they are expecting a baby girl.

The four-time Grand Slam champion shared photos from her princess-themed baby shower, which showed Cordae kissing Osaka's baby bump at their baby shower.

Naomi Osaka, Cordae, French Open, Australian Open, Serena Williams, US Open
Naomi Osaka last played in September 2022. Photos by Naomi Osaka (Instagram) and Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan.
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The former No. 1 announced that she was expecting a child with Cordae in January and kept a low profile before the gender reveal.

Osaka, 25, last played at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo in September, where she won her first match against Daria Saville via a retirement before withdrawing before her second-round match with Beatriz Haddad Maia due to abdominal pain, per WTA.

Osaka reveals she's having a girl

Osaka revealed the big news with photos from her princess-themed baby shower, finally putting to rest the big questions in the mind of her fans. Boy or girl?

"☺️🤍💜," she simply captioned the photos on her Instagram on Friday in her signature casual look. One photo had a sign that read, "A little princess is on the way."

In a recent interview with Today, Osaka said she hid the information from Cordae until recently.

“He knows now — it was only a secret until we did the reveal party with our closest family and friends a couple months ago,” says Osaka. “It was hard to keep it a secret, but I also knew it would be much more fun to surprise him and everyone else during the party, so it was worth the wait.”

She said she is excited about having her child cheer her from the stands.

"I’m most excited about being able to have a kid in the stands watching me play tennis, and them being able to say 'Hey, that’s my mom on the court.'"

Kim Clijsters and Serena Williams are some tennis players that have all returned to the tour in recent years after having daughters.

Williams shares pregnancy news with daughter

Sports Brief earlier reported on tennis icon Serena Williams sharing pregnancy news with her daughter in a heartwarming video.

Williams confirmed at the start of last month that she was expecting her second child with her husband, Alexis Ohanian when they graced the red carpet at the Met Gala.

In the video titled 'Olympia's Suprise,' the legendary tennis superstar reveals that her daughter was yet to know that she (Williams) was pregnant. Williams later showed Olympia her baby bump.

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