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NAOMI OSAKA

Japan

Road to Singapore

4th

SINGLES

D.O.B.
Oct 16
1997
Height
5' 11"
1.80 m
Weight
152 lbs.
69 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
Personal
Coached by Sasha Bajin... Father is from Haiti, mother is from Japan; older sister is Mari (also plays tennis) ... Aggressive baseliner; favorite shot is forehand ... Tennis idol growing up was Serena Williams ... Favorite city is Tokyo.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (2): 2018 - Indian Wells, US Open.
Finalist (2): 2018 - Tokyo; 2016 - Tokyo; 2015 - 125/Hua Hin.
Career Review
2017 - Second straight Top 100 finish (ranked No.68); QF at Auckland (l. to Konjuh) and Hong Kong (l. to Pavlyuchenkova); reached 3r five times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open) and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 10 times (incl. Roland Garros).

2016 - First Top 40 year-end finish (ranked No.40); voted 2016 WTA Newcomer of the Year; R-Up at Tokyo (l. to Wozniacki); advanced to QF four times at Brisbane (l. to Bondarenko), Acapulco (l. to Stephens), Florianopolis (l. to Puig) and Tianjin (l. to Kuznetsova); 3r four times at Australian Open (l. to Azarenka), Miami (l. to Babos), Roland Garros (l. to Halep) and US Open (l. to Keys); 2r two times; 1r three times; fell in WTA qualifying eight times.

2015 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open).

2014 - Played first two WTA main draws, reaching 2r at Stanford (l. to Petkovic) and Osaka (l. to Svitolina); fell in qualifying twice.

2013 - Played first WTA qualifying at Quebec City and Tokyo [Pan Pacific].

2012 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in US.
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