• Naomi Osaka Started Play Academy To Level The Playing Field. Now, It's Growing

    8 days ago - By Refinery29

    Naomi Osaka is a record-breaker. She's been ranked number one by the Women's Tennis Association, and the first Asian player to be ranked first in singles. She's also the first Japanese-born player to win a Grand Slam. But I know before I ever talk to her that she doesn't take herself too seriously: her TikTok presence alone is proof of that. So Osaka's latest venture makes sense. The tennis pro is partnering with Nike and Laureus Sport for Good to expand Play Academy with Naomi Osaka , a venture she launched last summer that aims to increase girls' participation in sports.
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