2018 US Open Press Conference: Naomi Osaka

  • Published on Sep 9, 2018
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  • Robert Walt
    Robert Walt 2 days ago

    Serena can go to hell. Naomi deserves her victory. But she can't even enjoy it since Serena is such a sore damn loser. Acting like she's some sort of prodigy and like defeat isn't supposed to happen to her. Naomi is so humble. I'm glad Serena lost

  • Mike Ken
    Mike Ken 21 day ago +1

    She's beautiful for the comments she made about hugging Serena

  • Ani Thomas
    Ani Thomas 25 days ago

    2018 US OPEN ChAMP💜

  • Ani Thomas
    Ani Thomas 25 days ago

    Yas Naomi a true champ 💜✔

  • Jorge Torres
    Jorge Torres 27 days ago

    I think that a true champion is a person that stands out in and out of the game.this young lady is the epitome of true champion.Sha has been raised well..

  • Dayra Paredes
    Dayra Paredes 29 days ago

    OMG What a nice young lady, she is a beautiful soul. Her parents really did a wonderful job 🙂

  • Brian Lawlor
    Brian Lawlor Month ago +1

    Naomi is the coolest thing in tennis

  • hezuoka
    hezuoka Month ago +2

    I love it when she said she did a report of Serena when she was in third grade. That kind of class is amazing.

  • Pat McTallica
    Pat McTallica Month ago

    mavbe this press conferance stressed her more than the final game.

  • poosnip
    poosnip Month ago +1

    She simply won’t be drawn on the bullshit Serena questions! Her media training is on point

  • Pam Jaja
    Pam Jaja Month ago

    So everyone cheering naomi and japan, you pissing on Pearl Harper. She and Japan can go where the devil at. The nerve to live here and play for an American Enemy waving Japan's flag. She's real ignorant.

    • MrJm323
      MrJm323 Month ago +2

      "...an American enemy..."
      Are you living in a time warp? Japan and the U.S. have a mutual defense pact, and have had it since the '50s.
      The question is, how many times has the U.S. invaded Haiti since 1941? ...At least once.

  • Nick
    Nick Month ago

    Beautiful black woman

  • Maxantium
    Maxantium Month ago

    rACISM is a hell of a DISGUstING THING , much like the people who created it.

  • Lite Escri:
    Lite Escri: Month ago +1

    Dont Drink Niomi.😵

  • Lite Escri:
    Lite Escri: Month ago

    Sleep = Celebration. 😀

  • Lite Escri:
    Lite Escri: Month ago

    🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾Haitian Tennis Club 😀🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾.

  • Lite Escri:
    Lite Escri: Month ago

    Papa was her first Coach. Its the Haitian Tennis Secrets 🎾🎾🎾🎾😀

  • xrcrx ftfghjg
    xrcrx ftfghjg Month ago

    she kicked Serenas ass

  • Mayca Matti
    Mayca Matti Month ago +1

    Wow they came in every direction to get Naomi to see Serena negative but what they don’t realize is love is love

  • Alquimista Boi
    Alquimista Boi Month ago

    Quoting Naomi: "When I step onto the court its just about Tennis" "I want to have fun with every match that I play, Tennis is a game, but professional tennis players, we sometimes lose sight of that".
    Every tennis player should take an example of that, well said Naomi.

  • perfect learner
    perfect learner Month ago

    How can someone be so down to earth?
    Congrats dear

  • Bradley Balshin
    Bradley Balshin Month ago +1

    very good at seperating beeing a champion and admiring one,well an X champion,,,give it up serena thers a new kid in town and she got ur digets...big suck go home and be a mom,,you looked sloppy out ther and you continueing to be a suck after your first penalty made you look like you never one anything,,and the fact that you didn't stop pushing the reff then asking for the court officials to come out and talk with you just looked embarsing,,ya if i was Mickeal jackson i would tell you to go beat it!!

  • Bradley Balshin
    Bradley Balshin Month ago +1

    Smart kid...ya im only 20....hmmmmm acts 43...uniqe girl..just wants to play and have fun..love howe she left it all on the court,,,cool chick!!

  • tusialofa
    tusialofa Month ago

    I have seen highlights of Osaka match against Serena. Osaka play like a Kung fu master. She move smoothly like it so easygoing. My amateur thinking.

  • Victor NorthCali
    Victor NorthCali Month ago +2

    I wanted to cry when naomi cried she is a person who cares about others feelings

  • Mohammad Batook
    Mohammad Batook Month ago +1

    6:28 best question with nice and kind attitude, respect 👍🏼👏🏼

  • Mohammad Batook
    Mohammad Batook Month ago

    Sleep 😂😂😍

  • Art VonHagen
    Art VonHagen Month ago +1

    Great kid had to dealwith with a jacked up adult throwing a roof rage tantrum!

  • T.J. Jaye
    T.J. Jaye Month ago +1

    She is my humility goals. What a beautiful heart

  • suilxrd
    suilxrd Month ago

    I'm in love lmao

  • Ali Ghoroubi
    Ali Ghoroubi Month ago +1

    OMG this girl is a pure angle

  • Tru3BLu3
    Tru3BLu3 Month ago

    Fuckn journos the lowest of the low

  • Tortuosit of Tapiola

    She speaks some weird english, is that South African, or Australian accent?

  • eternal praise
    eternal praise Month ago

    someones comment reminded me of what was said on th podium that "this was not the outcome we wanted" but for sure it was the outcome God wanted cus His Word says "humble thyself in the sight of God and He will lift you up" (James 4: 10,11) keep on staying humble Naomi throughout yur career, with our prayers and your family support n God's guidance I know you will. 🏆🎾🎾🎾congratulations to yu n yur team.
    All th best in Tokyo.

  • Amy Barboza
    Amy Barboza Month ago +1

    so cute and honest; Im ur biggest fan now Naomi! pls stay as you are😘

  • CB
    CB Month ago +1

    I did not think there were humans of this caliver any more. Amazing girl.

  • ANR2319
    ANR2319 Month ago +1

    Now this is a role model for woman. She shows beauty and grace.

  • Rebekah W
    Rebekah W Month ago +2

    She's not not confident. She's comfortable in her own skin. And just because she's not into the same gossip don't mean this girl's ain't got it.

  • Rebekah W
    Rebekah W Month ago +2

    I love how the lack of answering that question about her last name is really her saying that it's okay to not have your fathers last name. And also dodging that question

  • Lin Engming
    Lin Engming Month ago +3

    Salute Naomi. You are my idol now😍😍. I want to be like you.

  • Kristine Galant
    Kristine Galant Month ago

    She is so pretty but she really needs to open her mouth to talk. She just keeps her teeth together which i have never seen before when people talk. These reporters did interview Serena, go see her interview. Anyways, job well done Naomi!! xo

    • kishi t
      kishi t Month ago +1


  • lilly rose
    lilly rose Month ago

    Sooo Humble. A Genuine Star!!! 100%

  • lilly rose
    lilly rose Month ago +1


  • Thywordistruth Thywordistruth

    Power statement from Naomi ,I quote "when I step on the tennis court for me its about Tennis" ,take notes Serena

  • Say Gux
    Say Gux Month ago

    You shouldn't idolize people.

  • arimbi320
    arimbi320 Month ago +1

    Hope she'll never be like her idol.

    • valtrus
      valtrus 15 days ago

      I hope she does, winning 23 Slams or more, earning millions and at the end being one of the All-Time Greats, as Serena is and continues to be.....

  • Say Gux
    Say Gux Month ago

    A lot good comments about her from people. I read God's word to Put your confidence in the Lord not man.

  • Gloria Chang
    Gloria Chang Month ago +4

    Naomi is so humble. She had every right to be angry and bitter since her glory moment that she had worked her whole life for was stolen from her. But she chose to apologize and acknowledge Serena as an amazing player. NAOMI ERA IS STARTING AND SHE HAS MANY FANS!!!

  • Franciscan Media
    Franciscan Media Month ago +1

    Sweet young athlete. I hope she has a long successful career. I'll be rooting for her!!

  • xavi xavi
    xavi xavi Month ago

    Naomi linda y humilde me encantó

  • dnlybuff
    dnlybuff Month ago

    She's pretty poised for a 20 year old ..

  • Andrew Make
    Andrew Make Month ago

    She told a cool joke about someone an know one got it

  • noel alingeg
    noel alingeg Month ago +2

    A true Champ in every sense of the word! Congratulations Naomi Osaka! Greetings fr the Philippines.

  • inesef
    inesef Month ago

    Best moment of the conference 07:50 !!!!!:-):-):-)

  • Tak O
    Tak O Month ago

    Naomi you handled this most unfortunate situation with a grace and humbleness.THIS WAS HER DREAM TO PLAY HER IDOL SERENA AT THE US OPEN FINAL. Sadly, Serena, the crowd and the disgraceful comment by Katrina Adams "Perhaps this was not the finish we were looking for today". utterly spoiled Naomi's moment. Can you imagine? Naomi just achieved her dream and she should have been celebrated, not booed. Even with all those insulting comments and bad behavior by Serena, the crowd and Katrina Adams, Naomi apologized for winning because she knew if she were in the stand she would've been rooting for Serena. I am glad to see so many Americans and non-Americans applauding for Naomi's grace. So THANK YOU! Can someone please tell me name(s) of Grand Slam champions from the past who won unexpectedly against the crowd's favorite player and ended up being treated this poorly and yet somehow managed to be so humble and still respectful towards the crowd and the sore loser? Serena is one of the players known to have bad temper on court. She used the F word towards one of the line's people at the US open 2009, and got fined for that. This umpire called her for verbal abuse because Serena kept berating him and wouldn't let go. No, Serena didn't use curse words but it was how Serena kept verbally abusing the umpire "You owe me an apology" " Say you are sorry" " You will never work on one of matches". I don't think I was only one who was cringing as Serena acted like a bully. When it was all said and done at the press conference, Serena had turned this into gender inequality issue. Serena, if you act even remotely like how classy Chris Evert was, situations like this would never happen in the first place. You are a legend and little kids look up to you so please practice self restrain a little.I'm Japanese and we were taught to be humble and gracious from childhood. Her mother clearly kept the tradition. Naomi even thanked the crowd for watching and thanked Serena for playing and took a bow. HOW SO JAPANESE OF HER!
    BTW: Naomi completely outplayed Serena, just saying.

  • Al Mahdi
    Al Mahdi Month ago

    I just love her! She is so adorable! Love from Bangladesh.

  • Gbemisola Olaore
    Gbemisola Olaore Month ago +1

    Naomi is so gracious and real. I love her!

  • Jill Sorbera
    Jill Sorbera Month ago +2

    A true Child of God. She brought tears to my eyes with her honesty, humility and love❤️

  • Rachelle Tanzil
    Rachelle Tanzil Month ago

    She have a graceful attitude

  • Djelari Ghana
    Djelari Ghana Month ago

    She looks like a Mona Lisa beaver........cute not not hot..........

  • Chucfg
    Chucfg Month ago +1

    This kid is well grounded mature beyond her age. Congratulations! Now I am tennis fan.

  • Lee Pink
    Lee Pink Month ago +1

    So humble in a room or ravenous lions.

  • Sarah Bella
    Sarah Bella Month ago

    She is very Kobe Bryant-Esk with her answers.

  • Dwayne Wade
    Dwayne Wade Month ago

    Did she just say play video games I'm in love

  • 1818JoseRizal1898
    1818JoseRizal1898 Month ago +2

    What a beautiful woman, inside and out! Now she is a product of good parenting. I would hate to see her end up like brittany spears, miley cyrus or one of those bad girls gone wild all drunk.

  • Bteii Ralte
    Bteii Ralte Month ago +1

    She is so sweet, humble, and smart...very respectable

  • Evelyn b
    Evelyn b Month ago

    love her

  • Nomadii_adulthealth
    Nomadii_adulthealth Month ago +2

    Don't we all just love this lovely lady?

  • Melissa J.
    Melissa J. Month ago

    Im not sure if people in the comments are aware that she is Haitian and Japanese.

  • kader kaderiano
    kader kaderiano Month ago +3

    i like her japon's education .. she deserve a titlle and she beat sereena twice this year

    • ATL 1
      ATL 1 Month ago

      what school did she go to in Japan?

    • Oscar
      Oscar Month ago +1

      Shes from Florida

  • Wicky Small
    Wicky Small Month ago +1

    What a refreshment to see such a humble and talented 20 years old :)

  • Oleg A
    Oleg A Month ago +1

    She is so awesome and kind and frank!

  • Amar Mehta
    Amar Mehta Month ago

    Oh man! One will be very lucky to marry such a wonderful person

  • snarbush
    snarbush Month ago

    The proud winner! and should be having to deal with a whiner across the net. She handled these clowns well. Congratulations!

  • cllllp
    cllllp Month ago +1


    HUNG MIN Month ago

    Naomi 5' 11" pretty tall for a woman tennis player, she can move pretty fast on the court. Naomi will be the next tennis champ for a few years to come. Serena might retire soon because the older you get, the slower you get.

  • M E
    M E Month ago +1

    Good job Naomi.
    Sorry for the embarrassing behavior, you are a good person.

  • C B
    C B Month ago +1

    She could feel the voracious energy in that room...and handled it like a champ...just like she handled Serena. But her face at the end of the press conference said it all.. She was ready to get out of there.

  • justin medenilla
    justin medenilla Month ago +1

    She just won the championship and goes home and casually plays video games lol

  • George Cardin
    George Cardin Month ago

    Great job Naomi! I cannot count how many times these fake news madia outlets have tried to deprive you of your Haitian background. You are such a very smart young lady the way you always seem to throw it right back in their faces with a smile. These people have a western colonial mindset with deep hatred towards Haiti for being the first black country in the Western Hemisphere to be independent. I have never met a Haitian person that was not proud to be Haitian. Go ask France about Haiti, go ask the so called great General Napoleon Bonapart about Haiti. Most Haitians speak 3 different languages and also hard working people. I speak Creol, French, Spanish & English. How many languages do YOU speak?

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    Crystal Janelle TV Month ago


  • Toddler t
    Toddler t Month ago +1

    "I felt like a kid again"..... wow! That hits deep.

  • Lite Escri:
    Lite Escri: Month ago

    🔴🌴🔵 My Dad is Haitian...... REPRESENT😀✌🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🔴

  • hasan sakiz
    hasan sakiz Month ago

    What a delightful young woman, is there a mother or father anywhere who would not be happy for this gem of a young woman to be a role model for their children?, God bless her.

  • so koku
    so koku Month ago

    What happened to her at 3:41?

  • hyacinth brown
    hyacinth brown Month ago

    Bless her, smart girl 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

  • Phil MaCrack
    Phil MaCrack Month ago

    She is a lovely young lady. look forward to seeing her win again. Very sweet and classy

  • bhanuka ranathunga
    bhanuka ranathunga Month ago +1

    so humble 💖💖

  • bst4r TV
    bst4r TV Month ago

    GoPro Naomi Daddy !

  • xCx-_-CriP Gaming
    xCx-_-CriP Gaming Month ago +1


  • Terry Thiessen
    Terry Thiessen Month ago

    Is there any thing more stupid then reporters.

  • John Manee
    John Manee Month ago

    about time to have Naomi who tall, strong who was able to make Serena ran from side to side to made Serena tire because most of tennis prayer not strong enough

    JDWHIT$ Month ago


    • MrJm323
      MrJm323 Month ago

      "...bothers me that the media does not recognize her Haitian heritage."
      Japan offered the funding for her training (even though she got the training in Florida). She's a member of the Japanese Tennis Association.

    • JDWHIT$
      JDWHIT$ Month ago

      +KeTal It just bothers me that the media does not recognize her Haitian heritage.

    • JDWHIT$
      JDWHIT$ Month ago

      +Alquimista Boi That makes sense.

    • Alquimista Boi
      Alquimista Boi Month ago +2

      She is born in Japan, and even her father speaks fluent japanese, so eventhough raised in the US, they have more common with Japan than Haiti or the US. They are like immigrant asians who also keep their cultural heritage.

    • KeTal
      KeTal Month ago +1

      Although Naomi was raised in the US, her Japanese mother gave birth to her in Japan. Therefore she has dual citizenship and allowed to play for either country but her, yes, Haitian father chose to register Naomi to play for Japan

  • august ken
    august ken Month ago

    her um is so cute

  • voltronek
    voltronek Month ago +3

    Notes to Serena: "I felt like I shouldn't let myself be overcome by nerves, and I should just really focus on playing tennis because thats what gotten me to this point."

  • Jay Hernandez
    Jay Hernandez 2 months ago


  • Jeff Sol
    Jeff Sol 2 months ago

    she shouldn't apologize for winning ever

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    Annapurna McQueen 2 months ago


  • Keith Arnei
    Keith Arnei 2 months ago

    Amerian crowd and Serena ruined the game and ITO should ban US Open or take off from the Grand Slam list. I really feel sorry for Osaka and hope she will go all the way and crash all the dreadful players like Serena.

  • Jeewani Rathnayaka
    Jeewani Rathnayaka 2 months ago

    I wanna cry with u. U are great human being...