#Forbes: #Naomi #Osaka, Young #Tennis Stars Turning To #Yonex Rackets


When Naomi Osaka was a 10-year-old tennis player in Florida, her mom, Tamaki Osaka, sent a letter to the Yonex president in Japan asking for product support. Yonex had the U.S. team to take a look at the youngster and the now 21-year-old has been with the brand ever since.

Osaka isn’t the only young tennis star to sign with a brand with a 40-year history in tennis. Yonex also has American rising star Frances Tiafoe, Australian Nick Kyrgios and plenty of others: Angelique Kerber, Denis Shapovalov, Stan Wawrinka, Caroline Garcia, Steve Johnson, Genie Bouchard, Anastasija Sevastova, Belinda Bencic and Monica Puig.

Read more at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/timnewcomb/2019/05/02/naomi-osaka-young-tennis-stars-turning-to-yonex-rackets/#4253bad466e6

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