Naomi Osaka Becomes The Highest-Paid Female Athlete On The Planet With Over 95% Of Them Off The Court

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Naomi Osaka started her new season at the Summer Set 1 tournament in Melbourne, which is considered a warm-up tournament for the Australian Open. She reached the semi-final of the event but pulled out due to fitness issues.

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After that, his progress at the Australian Open was halted by American Amanda Anisimova in a three-way thriller. Her third-round exit from the Slam she won last year took her to No. 85 in the WTA rankings.

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 21, 2022 Japan’s Naomi Osaka waves to the crowd after losing her third round match against Amanda Anisimova of the United States REUTERS/Loren Elliott

However, the former world number 1 has reason to celebrate. Osaka has a massive fan following and the Japanese tennis sensation is earning millions through his partnerships and sponsorship deals.

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Naomi Osaka becomes the highest paid female athlete in the world

Naomi Osaka topped the earning chart among female athletes in 2021. The 24-year-old earned $57.3 million in 2021, of which $55 million came from off the court. Osaka has a huge list of renowned brand partners. Additionally, she has dabbled in stock trading and building her own businesses. One example is her deal with Bodyarmor, which includes an equity stake worth 4 times what it was when she signed.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 30: Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates against Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic in their women’s singles first round match on day one of the 2021 US Open at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30 2021 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

One of its partnerships is with Nike. The American multinational and Osaka have reached an agreement worth 10 million dollars a year. Apart from his investments, his other sponsorship deals are with brands like Louis Vuitton, Beats, Mastercard, Tag Heuer, etc. Additionally, it has also partnered with Tom Brady’s Autograph platform to launch an NFT set.

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With her huge success off the court, the four-time Grand Slam champion would be eager to shrug off her disappointment from the 2022 Australian Open and make a strong comeback in the tournaments to come. Will she be able to find her golden touch this year? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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