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Sport Naomi Osaka is hilariously roasting people who tell her to stick to sports

02:25  05 june  2020
02:25  05 june  2020 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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Many people ’s introduction to Osaka came in September at the U.S. Open trophy presentation, when the surprise champion covered her eyes with her visor as boos rained from the For those who see the possibility of a broader definition of what it means to be Japanese, Osaka has become a symbol.

Osaka , a shy, 20-year-old who was born in Japan but moved to the United States at age 3, grew up admiring and emulating Williams. [Read: Naomi Osaka Lost Her Moment of Triumph. Osaka stood close to the chair for a moment, signaled something to her box, and then turned and walked back to

Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has always had a way with words, whether it’s deftly charming press during interviews or showcasing her quick wit on her Twitter feed.

Naomi Osaka wearing a hat © Provided by For The Win

Over the past week, Osaka, who is Japanese-American and of Haitian descent, has been vocal on Twitter about the events surrounding the death of George Floyd.  She has posted the video of Floyd’s killing at the hands of police officers, has been active in calling out the tennis community for their response, and voicing her opinions, stating, “Just because it isn’t happening to you doesn’t mean it isn’t happening at all.”

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Naomi Osaka is a 19-year-old Japanese-American tennis player representing Japan, who incredibly beat defending U.S. Open champ Angelique Kerber in the first round, and then she won again on Thursday.

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Of course, for any athlete that speaks up about racial or political issues, there’s the chorus of people who come back at them and say that they should “stick to sports.”

Unfortunately for those losers, Osaka is delightfully roasting them on her Twitter feed.

First off, who doesn’t love a good Ikea burn.

There was also this dude who tried to accuse her of being racist towards white people.

And this guy, who said sports and politics don’t mix.

You’re gonna have to click through to get the full joke on that last one, but trust me, it’s worth it.

Osaka shouldn’t have to deal with these nobodies on her feed, and even roasting trolls takes up time and space, but I thank her for dolling out some much needed internet burns.

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