Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after beating Victoria Azarenka to win the US Open. Photo: EPA Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after beating Victoria Azarenka to win the US Open. Photo: EPA
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after beating Victoria Azarenka to win the US Open. Photo: EPA

US Open: Naomi Osaka pays tribute to Kobe Bryant – wants to ‘keep his legacy alive’

  • New champion posts photo of her in Bryant’s Lakers jersey to social media in aftermath of win over Victoria Azarenka
  • ‘He thought I was going to be great, so hopefully I will be great in the future,’ three-time grand slam winner says of NBA legend

Topic |   US Open (tennis)
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after beating Victoria Azarenka to win the US Open. Photo: EPA Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after beating Victoria Azarenka to win the US Open. Photo: EPA
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after beating Victoria Azarenka to win the US Open. Photo: EPA
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