Naomi Osaka becomes Panasonic Ambassador

Quadruple slam champion Naomi Osaka has been chosen by many global brands such as Workday, Tag Heuer and Louis Vuitton, Nike, Beats by Dre, BodyArmor, Hyperice and Mastercard. All these brands have chosen the young Japanese star, now a sports icon, because she embodies values ​​that go beyond the courts, matches and victories.

Social rights defender, fighting for the equality of all, at the forefront of Black Lives Matter, Naomi can be considered as the most influential sportswoman on the international scene, able to combine victories, style and social commitment.

Now the number 2 in the WTA rankings has become an ambassador for Panasoni. The contract will run for two years and see the 23-year-old tennis player working with the company on a range of initiatives. Details of the partnership are currently scarce, with Panasonic saying Osaka’s values, including social issues, are fully compatible and in line with the company’s management philosophy.

Naomi in Tokyo 2021

Just when things seemed to be looking good and there seemed to be nothing but positives, Japanese champion Naomi Osaka’s Olympic dream came to an early end. The tennis player was playing at home in her Tokyo and everyone was waiting for her medal, maybe gold, to redeem a not exceptional season and close the criticisms that came after Roland Garros and the whole affair relating to the problems of health.

mind and relationship with the media. Instead, she didn’t go like that and on the surprise night Naomi clearly gave in to Czech tennis player Marketa Vondrousova, winning with the result of 6-1 6-4. An Osaka never really appeared in the race despite a second set where she fought to the end and gave up on match point after a very long game.

As expected, given the most recent and recent circumstances, the Japanese tennis player did not show up to the press conference and few statements appeared to the media after her surprising knockout, all released immediately after the end. Match.

She appeared on the one hand very disappointed and on the other hand angry for her performance, a really disappointing race. Here are his harsh words: “For me, every loss is a disappointment but I feel that today’s loss is really different and this disappointment sucks more than the others.

The pressures on me here were great, but this is my first Olympics and at the end of the day the truth is, I haven’t been able to withstand the pressure. ”