Naomi Osaka of Japan with the 2021 Australian Open trophy at Government House in Melbourne. Photo: AFP Naomi Osaka of Japan with the 2021 Australian Open trophy at Government House in Melbourne. Photo: AFP
Naomi Osaka of Japan with the 2021 Australian Open trophy at Government House in Melbourne. Photo: AFP
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Australian Open winner Naomi Osaka face of future with much more to achieve on and off court

  • World’s richest female athlete has found her voice over the last year to campaign for racial and social justice
  • Face of Tokyo 2020 Olympics only going to become more marketable while slam record suggests greatness awaits for 23-year-old

Naomi Osaka of Japan with the 2021 Australian Open trophy at Government House in Melbourne. Photo: AFP Naomi Osaka of Japan with the 2021 Australian Open trophy at Government House in Melbourne. Photo: AFP
Naomi Osaka of Japan with the 2021 Australian Open trophy at Government House in Melbourne. Photo: AFP
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.