The rising star of tennis Osaka Naomi always looked up to Serena Williams. She now has its opening in the United States concluded Facing

The rising star of tennis Osaka Naomi always looked up to Serena Williams. She now has its opening in the United States concluded Facing

Last year, Naomi Osaka commanded the world’s attention when they defeated the defending champion Angelique Kerber, the US Open in a stunning upset in the first round. This year, the 20-year-old upstart must claim the title of a hit when she is six-time champion Serena Williams in a historic final on Saturday in question. Which Osaka called “Dream Match” against their idol, tennis game pits rising star Saturday against one of the Ultimate dimensions games – would tie for the overall budget of 24 Grand Slam titles, if Williams wins Margaret Court. The two have participated only once, and it’s the newcomer who holds the upper hand. When Serena has put it, Osaka “is really a good, talented player. Very dangerous” Before the face to face on Saturday, here’s what to know about the new kid on the block A first for Japan for their country, Osaka already succeeded in an important milestone .. She is the first Japanese woman to make the final grand Slam. she is currently ranked players of their country. But in Japan, where races and ethnicities estimate homogeneity is a great deal of cultural belonging, is considered Osaka Hafu or Japanese and a half. Born to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father, Osaka grew up in New York. He holds dual American and Japanese passports, but playing under the flag of Japan. Some Hafu as Miss Universe Japan Ariana Miyamoto, spoke publicly of discrimination the term can give. “Who knows, it may be represented as a Hafu Japan,” a Facebook user wrote Miyamoto, according to the translation of Al Jazeera America. for their part, Osa ka repeatedly pride, and to represent Haiti Japan is spoken. But in an interview with USA Today in 2016 also noted: “When I go to Japan, people are confused. Of my name, do not expect to see a black girl.” In Osaka farm was widely accepted as one of the rising stars of their country. From the court, she says it is still trying to learn the language. “I can understand a lot more than I can speak Japanese,” he said. , More than anything ever had in their press conferences, which are now available in English, Osaka has earned a reputation for their youthful innocence and a sense of humor nerd. In response to a reporter about their ambitions to ask, she said, “To be the best, like no one ever was:” After an awkward pause, he made it clear: “I’m sorry ;. This is the song of Pok√©mon theme. But, yes, it’s the best, and goes so far as I can go. “in Indian Wells this year, where its Osaka stunned top-ranked opponents and claimed the victory after searing past the number one Simona Halep in the world in the semifinals and surpassing Daria Kasatkina in the final, it has not shown themselves more the loser. He went on to give then what they described as “the worst acceptance speech of all time.” “Hello, hello, I’m in will go well, then,” he began, running in front of a litany of thanks to laugh in the sand. But do not let the person calm and goofy interviews deceiving. In the field Osaka brings warmth, both the wild force and an aggressive baseline game of uncorking. W.W.S.D. Earlier this year, Osaka basked in a four-word mantra keeps constant through the difficult games, “Serena What would make” their idolatry winner of 23 Grand Slam Titanium is known. “She is the main reason why I started to play tennis,” said the Osaka New York Times. When the two played in Miami in March, six months after birth Serena almost died, won begin Osaka. Then Instagrammed a photo of his hands with his idol shaking caption only “Omg” After Osaka deleted the US Open semi-final on Thursday and it was clear that not only theirs was directed first Grand Slam final, but it was their hero, once again she faces, she was asked if she had something to say about Serena. Their message? “I love you.” Correction:. September 7 This post has been updated final of the US Open history competitors copyright remove an image
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