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02/01/2019 08:51:16

iciHaiti - Tennis : The Haitian-Japanese Naomi Osaka in 1/4 finals of the tournament of Brisbane (Australia)
Tuesday, the Haitian-Japanese Star (also of US nationality) of tennis (5th in the world) Naomi Osaka also Goodwill Ambassador for the promotion of the Haitian sport, which plays under the colors of Japan, easily defeated in two sets (6-3, 6-2) Australian Destanee Aiava, (247th in the world) in the second round of the Brisbane tournament in Australia qualifying for the 1/4 final.

After this success, Naomie the #2 seed was satisfied. In the next round, she should face either the Russian Latvian Anastasija Sevastova (11th in the world) or the British Harriet Dart (149th in the world).

2018 Naomie Osaka's balance sheet in simple :
40 wins 20 losses
2 tracks: Indian Wells https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-23856-icihaiti-tennis-the-japanese-of-haitian-origin-naomi-osaka-wins-the-tournament-indian-wells-2018.html and the US Open https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-23897-icihaiti-tennis-the-haitian-japanese-naomi-osaka-crush-serena-williams.html
1 Final: Tokyo
Contested tournaments: 20
5th in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Ranking on December 31, 2018.

Learn more about Naomi Osaka :
Born in Japan on October 16, 1997 in Chūō-ku (Osaka), from a Haitian father and a Japanese mother, her family immigrated to the United States when she was 3 years old. His father, Léonard Francois, from Jacmel introduced him to tennis and registred her at the Japanese Tennis Association (Naomie trains in Florida). She became a professional player in September 2013.

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