Naomi Osaka returns to tennis in bright orange Nike shoes – Footwear News
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Naomi Osaka wore her shoe, the NikeCourt Air Zoom GP Turbo Naomi Osaka, in the bright orange colourway at the Melbourne Summer Set in Australia this week. This tournament down marks the Nike tennis star’s return to the sport after a four-month hiatus, which she announced in September 2021.
Osaka emerged triumphant in both matches, winning on Tuesday, January 4, as well as today. The four-time Grand Slam champion beat France’s Alize Cornet on Tuesday. Today she won her match against Belgian Marnya Zanevska.
The 24-year-old Japanese athlete donned similar looks for both matches, wearing a brown print Nike tank top and black Nike skort the other day and a backless dress version of the top today. today. On her feet, she sported her own shoe, which also comes in a neon pink colourway as well as a special US Open iteration with New York graphics.
Osaka has announced she will be taking an indefinite hiatus from tennis after losing to Leylah Fernandez at the US Open in September. The former world No. 1 also pulled out of the French Open last year due to mental health issues and pulled out of Wimbledon. She will face Germany’s Andrea Petkovic in the quarter-finals tomorrow.
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