Netflix’s insightful new documentary on tennis star Naomi Osaka reveals a young woman plagued by self-doubt. Photo: Netflix
Netflix’s insightful new documentary on tennis star Naomi Osaka reveals a young woman plagued by self-doubt. Photo: Netflix
Stephen McCarty
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Naomi Osaka Netflix documentary offers a sympathetic portrait of the tennis star

  • In Netflix’s ‘beyond the sport’ documentary, the Japanese tennis star is shown as solitary, contemplative and compassionate – and uncomfortable in the spotlight
  • ‘Life’s just full of tests,’ the 23-year-old says at one point in the three-part series – which is surely a taster for future appointments with Netflix

Netflix’s insightful new documentary on tennis star Naomi Osaka reveals a young woman plagued by self-doubt. Photo: Netflix
Netflix’s insightful new documentary on tennis star Naomi Osaka reveals a young woman plagued by self-doubt. Photo: Netflix
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