Another record for Osaka: Japan’s tennis star earned Rs 402 crore in 12 months, becoming the highest-paid female athlete

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Osaka has won 9 Grand Slams. He has won the most 3 French Open titles.

Japan’s star female tennis player Naomi Osaka is in the news these days due to her withdrawal from the French Open. Osaka has 9 Grand Slam titles to her name. Apart from this, he also has another record in his name. He has earned about 402 crore rupees ($55.2 million) in the last 12 months. She has become the highest-paid female athlete.

Osaka is associated with many brands like Nissan and Nike
In the world ranking, number-2 Osaka has earned this earning on the field as well as off the field. After winning several Grand Slams in a row, many brands signed him. Influenced by his game, about 12 companies are associated with Osaka. This includes brands such as Tag Huer, Nike, Citizen Watch and Nissan. Out of Rs 402 crore, Osaka has earned around Rs 38 crore by winning or participating in tournaments. At the same time, he has earned the remaining Rs 364 crore off-the-field.

Played tennis with inspiration from Serena and Venus Williams
23-year-old Osaka’s elder sister Mary Osaka is also a professional tennis player. Both of them started playing tennis inspired by Serena Williams and Venus Williams and are playing against them today. Naomi Osaka achieved the best No.1 ranking in January 2019. He has played a total of 382 matches in his career. Out of this they won 246 and lost in 136 matches.

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Osaka won the most 3 French Open titles
Osaka has won 9 Grand Slams. He has won the most 3 French Open titles. Osaka is the French Open champion of 2016, 2018 and 2019. Last year this title was won by Inga Switek. At the same time, Osaka has also won 2 Australian Open, 2 Wimbledon and 2 US Open titles. Osaka also won the Australian Open title held in February this year.

Osaka was in depression since 2018 US Open
However, in the second Grand Slam French Open of the year, he withdrew due to mental health. He announced this on Sunday. He was fined around Rs 10 lakh for not interacting with the media. Osaka said- I have been battling depression since the US Open in 2018. I have faced a lot of trouble in recovering from mental stress. She was feeling insecure and worried in Paris. So did not go to the press conference. I had already announced it.

Osaka has trouble talking to the media
Osaka had said that she is not a public speaker and that she feels anxious while talking to the media. He said that the media makes him nervous. They do not understand the answer in front of the media. So withdrawing is the best option for her and doesn’t want to be a problem for any player or staff. Osaka also started the French Open brilliantly. She defeated Patricia Maria Tig 6-4, 7-6(4) in her first round match.

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