‘I’ve got the toughest tennis shoes’ – Naomi Osaka steps up her sneaker game as she prepares for clay return

Naomi Osaka has always been a popular figure in the tennis fraternity ever since winning her first Grand Slam at the US Open in 2018. Since then, the Japanese star has managed to win a major title every year and has been l one of the most recognizable. faces in the sports world.

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Naomi Osaka unveils her new Nike product

Nike have sponsored Osaka’s kit since 2019 and in conjunction with the company, Osaka has its line customized for each event. Nike also uses its logo for merchandising. Osaka’s collaboration with the renowned not only provides tennis-specific clothing and equipment, but also focuses more on sportswear.

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Recently, Osaka posted a photo of the shoes Nike and had designed for their upcoming clay-court season. The colors – blue, green and black seem like an odd combination, but it helps bring out the features of the shoe better. It looks quirky and matches the style of Osaka – which is chaotic and colorful to say the least.

“Since signing with Nike, I feel like I constantly have the toughest tennis shoes to release every season. Lol anyway, here’s some EU clay for you,” she mentioned.

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Will this year be better for Osaka on clay?

Naomi Osaka has had great success on hard courts but she has yet to find her footing on red dirt. While she managed to play Roland-Garros 2021, she withdrew mid-term in order to preserve her sanity. Osaka’s refusal to speak to the post-match pressers caused a strong backlash and caused her to withdraw from the event.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 30, 2021 Picture taken May 30, 2021 Japan’s Naomi Osaka reacts during her first round match against Romania’s Patricia Maria Tig REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

She helped highlight the issue of mental health among elite athletes and looks much better on the court now than she did then. Here’s hoping those slick shoes and his rejuvenated mindset can help him find success in the long clay-court season.

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