Naomi Osaka, a Valley Stream native, said she intends to celebrate her own achievements more and will not worry about the expectations others place on her as she prepares to begin her U.S. Open title defence.
Naomi Osaka will defend her title at the U.S. Open, organizers said on Wednesday, after she withdrew from this year's French Open and Wimbledon on mental health grounds.
Women's tennis world No. 2 Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the Wimbledon championship for personal reasons but will be ready for the Tokyo Olympics, her agent said on Thursday.
Naomi Osaka added a second Australian Open title to her two U.S. Open crowns on Saturday but said she would rather "live in the moment" than set ambitious targets for further Grand Slam glory.