‘Always Makes Me Smile’ – Naomi Osaka appreciates her father’s presence at a tennis tournament in San Jose

Naomi Osaka has entered a key part of her season. It’s that time of year when she’s had another massive hit. In addition, she likes to play on hard courts in the United States. She won the US Open twice during her short but largely successful career.

This season, however, things are not going according to her expectations. In tournaments, she was accompanied by injuries and unstable form. Additionally, she suffered heartbreaking early exits at the Australian Open and French Open. She recently returned after missing Wimbledon due to an Achilles injury. And she was accompanied by a special someone at the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose.

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Why is Noami Osaka laughing so hard in San Jose?

During a post-match interview after winning the first round at the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose, Osaka revealed that her father was with her at the tournament. She said, “My dad, he’s right there. he’s the guy with the sunglasses even though it’s dark outside. He hasn’t been here for a minute so it’s our first tournament together and it’s really good for him to be back because he always makes me laugh.”

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It turned out to be a good outing for Osaka as she defeated her Chinese opponent, Qinwen Zheng. However, the Japanese star had to fight to defeat Zheng in three sets 6-4, 3-6, 6-1. It was Osaka’s first win since winning the first round at the Madrid Open.

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Coco Gauff on her rivalry with Osaka

In the next round Osaka will face Coco Gauff from the United States. We’re talking about their rivalry, Gauff he said, “From a competitive point of view, it would be like Federer and Nadal. I mean emotionally. When we’re in court, we’re going to fight each other hard.’

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 3: Japan’s Naomi Osaka reacts to a lost point during a tiebreaker against Canada’s Leylah Fernandez during her third round women’s singles match on day five of the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. September 3, 2021 in New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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