2018 US Open Press Conference: Naomi Osaka

  • Published on Sep 9, 2018
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  • Tru3BLu3
    Tru3BLu3 6 hours ago

    Fuckn journos the lowest of the low

  • Tortuosit of Tapiola
    Tortuosit of Tapiola 12 hours ago

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

  • eternal praise
    eternal praise 16 hours 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 22 hours ago

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

  • CB
    CB Day ago

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

  • ANR2319
    ANR2319 Day ago

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

  • Rebekah W
    Rebekah W 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

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

  • Kristine Galant
    Kristine Galant 2 days 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 2 days ago


  • lilly rose
    lilly rose 2 days ago

    Sooo Humble. A Genuine Star!!! 100%

  • lilly rose
    lilly rose 2 days ago


  • 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 2 days ago

    You shouldn't idolize people.

  • arimbi320
    arimbi320 2 days ago

    Hope she'll never be like her idol.

  • Say Gux
    Say Gux 2 days 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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

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

  • xavi xavi
    xavi xavi 3 days ago

    Naomi linda y humilde me encantó

  • dnlybuff
    dnlybuff 3 days ago

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

  • Andrew Make
    Andrew Make 3 days ago

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

  • noel alingeg
    noel alingeg 3 days ago +1

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

  • inesef
    inesef 3 days ago

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

  • Tak O
    Tak O 3 days 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 3 days ago

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

  • Gbemisola Olaore
    Gbemisola Olaore 3 days ago

    Naomi is so gracious and real. I love her!

  • Jill Sorbera
    Jill Sorbera 3 days ago +1

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

  • Rachelle Tanzil
    Rachelle Tanzil 3 days ago

    She have a graceful attitude

  • Djelari Ghana
    Djelari Ghana 3 days ago

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

  • Chucfg
    Chucfg 3 days ago

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

  • Lee Pink
    Lee Pink 3 days ago

    So humble in a room or ravenous lions.

  • Sarah Bella
    Sarah Bella 3 days ago

    She is very Kobe Bryant-Esk with her answers.

  • Dwayne Wade
    Dwayne Wade 3 days ago

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

  • 1818JoseRizal1898
    1818JoseRizal1898 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago +1

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

  • Evelyn b
    Evelyn b 3 days ago

    love her

  • Nomadii_adulthealth
    Nomadii_adulthealth 4 days ago +1

    Don't we all just love this lovely lady?

  • Melissa J.
    Melissa J. 4 days ago

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

  • kader kaderiano
    kader kaderiano 4 days ago +3

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

  • Wicky Small
    Wicky Small 4 days ago

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

  • Oleg A
    Oleg A 4 days ago

    She is so awesome and kind and frank!

  • Amar Mehta
    Amar Mehta 4 days ago

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

  • snarbush
    snarbush 4 days ago

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

  • cllllp
    cllllp 4 days ago +1


    HUNG MIN 4 days 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 4 days ago

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

  • C B
    C B 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

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

  • George Cardin
    George Cardin 4 days 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?

  • Crystal Janelle TV
    Crystal Janelle TV 4 days ago


  • Toddler t
    Toddler t 4 days ago +1

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

  • Lite Escri:
    Lite Escri: 4 days ago

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

  • hasan sakiz
    hasan sakiz 4 days 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 4 days ago

    What happened to her at 3:41?

  • hyacinth brown
    hyacinth brown 4 days ago

    Bless her, smart girl 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

  • Phil MaCrack
    Phil MaCrack 4 days ago

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

  • bhanuka ranathunga
    bhanuka ranathunga 4 days ago

    so humble 💖💖

  • bst4r TV
    bst4r TV 4 days ago

    GoPro Naomi Daddy !

  • xCx-_-CriP Gaming
    xCx-_-CriP Gaming 4 days ago


  • Terry Thiessen
    Terry Thiessen 4 days ago

    Is there any thing more stupid then reporters.

  • John Manee
    John Manee 4 days 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$ 4 days ago


    • MrJm323
      MrJm323 14 hours 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$ 3 days ago

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

    • JDWHIT$
      JDWHIT$ 3 days ago

      +Alquimista Boi That makes sense.

    • Alquimista Boi
      Alquimista Boi 4 days ago +1

      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 4 days ago

      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 4 days ago

    her um is so cute

  • voltronek
    voltronek 4 days ago +1

    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 4 days ago


  • Jeff Sol
    Jeff Sol 4 days ago

    she shouldn't apologize for winning ever

  • Annapurna McQueen
    Annapurna McQueen 4 days ago


  • Keith Arnei
    Keith Arnei 4 days 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 4 days ago

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

  • ian philip
    ian philip 4 days ago

    wow the douche-iness didn’t stop with these reports either.

  • Mareem Ringlen
    Mareem Ringlen 4 days ago

    She is better than serena.....She has a long way to go.....Go go go..Osaka....

  • JahIssa Waganda
    JahIssa Waganda 4 days ago

    Congratulations Naomi Osaka you are a gorgeous champion and you deserve to celebrate

  • Ann ocampo
    Ann ocampo 4 days ago

    Beautiful. Classy. Humble. Love her!

  • NauticalStrings
    NauticalStrings 5 days ago

    Just another dude cheater.

  • Feyisola Favour
    Feyisola Favour 5 days ago

    She is like a new born... So sweet. Big congratulations to her

  • Pete Edwin
    Pete Edwin 5 days ago

    Humble and graceful champion. Nice sense of humor too.

  • Mike12522
    Mike12522 5 days ago +2

    Reporter: " Naomi, can you sum up your thoughts about Serena's outburst, maybe in one word ? "
    Naomi ( speaking slowly, in Japanese ): " Aaaaaaaahhhhhh - ssssssooollllle. "

  • tyrone loki
    tyrone loki 5 days ago +1

    so thats why she keeps those wristbands on press conferences, its to wipe those tears. such a good soul. she must be protected

  • chuckk dees
    chuckk dees 5 days ago

    It won't be long before they throw her under the bus for not throwing shade on Serena......definitely when another great white hope comes along

    • chuckk dees
      chuckk dees 5 hours ago

      True there are blacks that don’t like mixed people( engineered by people like Willie Lynch and kept going some are dumb enough to fall for it )….that’s what the media is banking on ….. I have a life time of experience dealing with these issues … for I am mixed….. and there are whites who use these indifferences between mixed and black to further their own dark agenda …. Naomi is just getting started who knows what the future holds….. It doesn’t a genius to figure out they’re desperately trying to use Naomi as a tool ….. Hopefully you’re aware Colin Kaepernick is also mixed… Funny how all non-whites have some kind of stereotype pinned to their race…. Trump followers has made it a lot easier for racism to be called out do to his blatant racism constant dog whistling…. Isn’t labeling all people of color that stand up for themselves as” race-ressentors or angry chip-on-the-shoulder attitude”…really a form of pulling the race card and race-baiting by the far white-right

    • MrJm323
      MrJm323 14 hours ago

      Really? I thought it was black Americans who so despise her - for not being "authentically black". ....Won't see HER making gestures disparaging America - in support of Black Lives Matter, for instance - or engaging in any other grievance-mongering. There's no race-ressentiment or angry chip-on-the-shoulder attitude about her.
      ...Other than the slights she occasionally receives from leftist Democrats (the New York crowd, Katrina Adams), America treats her quite well. A "person of color" who seems happy in this country. This, surely, must rub committed race-baiting leftists the wrong way!

  • FBicoolshaman
    FBicoolshaman 5 days ago +3

    you know that old saying never meet your hero but this woman met her hero and destroyer her I feel the force is strong with this one this woman is going to give us some incredible games in the future of tennis.

  • S. M. Mukit Chowdhury
    S. M. Mukit Chowdhury 5 days ago +1

    I can listen to her talking all day long! Such a beautiful personality.

  • Nick B
    Nick B 5 days ago +2

    It’s funny because she just won the US Open but she looks and sounds asleep. Not much enthusiasm. I’m sure she’s a lovely person, there’s no doubt. I just wish she seemed more happy or... alive.

    • MrJm323
      MrJm323 14 hours ago

      Duh, Nick B! ....How much sleep do you suppose she had BEFORE the big match?

    • Alquimista Boi
      Alquimista Boi 4 days ago +2

      She just won the US Open, she didnt had a moment rest and went straight to the press room, OFCOURSE she is tired!

  • Gary White
    Gary White 5 days ago +2

    PEOPLE! you just had a major upset, the GREATEST WOMAN TENNIS PLAYER IN HISTORY. SERENA was defeated by a up start, I follow her this year, saw her in a match this year in tears and she wanted to quit.Her coach SASHA, who was the hitting coach for SERENA talked her out of it. The one thing she has lack was confidence. SERENA HAS ONLY HERSELF TO BLAME FOR WHAT HAPPENED. GOD BLESS.

  • Julia T
    Julia T 5 days ago +1

    She has a good sense of humour :)

  • Ginna Fraser
    Ginna Fraser 5 days ago +1

    I just love her she is a champion.

  • JohnTamad96
    JohnTamad96 5 days ago

    Let me be blunt and honest. Tennis is not a black sports. And so is ice skating (is also not). The hard truth is this is not just the skill. You kinda have the good looking physique to be kinda get good acceptance in the tennis community. The sports itself all around the tennis community is full of sexism and racism. Did it not occur to you that Annna Kournikova did not even have to win a single game and yet the tennis community adored her? This is part of the sexism that a black tennis player more so without the good looking physique will experience in this sports.
    Racism, let me give you an example that Serena mentioned 'tennis men brake rackets yet make a career out of it'. If a sexual predator in the past would it be that he would be allowed to be an expert of/commentator about predatory sex? I'm just comparing but that is what John McEnroe is allowed to be a expert of/commentator about Tennis 'Road Rage when he himself in the past committed tennis 'Road Rage'.
    Booing crowds of New Yourk Arthur Ashe Stadium - This is not the first time that a crowd booed, jeered a foreign looking player. They did the same thing to Pete Sampras.
    The internet community only remembers the performance night of Tennis Championship game which was supposed to be a gala or a pageant night marred by a raging mind who has been a victim for many times of the Tennis community including the organization, fans, players systemic or maybe even Darwinian sexism and racism.
    Carlos Ramos sounded foreign too. Looks like everybody try to crucify him and wanted him to 'pay for the wall'. But he followed and within the rules. In the past Serena already built this madness against umpirewoman like saying 'I'll shove this tennis ball in your throat'. Perhaps there is already an animosity built in the past. If you think Ramos was strict yet still he was within the rules. Let me just say a photocamera on a traffic intersection will enforce rules without leniency. I dont think Ramos thinks this way.
    Yes racism, sexism, favoritism or whatever 'ism' exists in Tennis sports. And maybe systemic and Darwinian. Don't add anymore ugly behaviour like tennis 'road rage' in the tennis championship gala event.

  • Tammy Slade
    Tammy Slade 5 days ago

    Exactly the white people were the only ones making a big deal....you people are totally devils the end👹

  • Bil Y
    Bil Y 5 days ago +2

    She's class

  • Brandi Williams
    Brandi Williams 5 days ago +3

    She is so sweet !! I love her .

  • Phyllis Simon
    Phyllis Simon 5 days ago

    She is such a sweetie. She comes across as a nice humble person and that's really refreshing. I wish her well.

  • Malena Tully
    Malena Tully 5 days ago +4

    Who cares! Osaka is the WINNER!!!!!

  • Steve Taylor
    Steve Taylor 5 days ago +1

    Congratulations! The best of the best!

  • Ousmane Diop
    Ousmane Diop 5 days ago

    That old white reporter with the green hat tho....smh

  • Vj Gurung
    Vj Gurung 5 days ago +2

    wow congralution on your first title and wishing many more to come on your side...all the best n we love you..with love from india asia

  • Ian Fernando
    Ian Fernando 5 days ago

    Cuteness overload.

  • Fernando Ceja
    Fernando Ceja 5 days ago

    these reporters sound like the trash one hears at the white house press conferences. i have no clue what it takes to win such a tournament but this poor girls win should be the focus not the rant of a black spoiled athlete.

  • Lindsey Keyte
    Lindsey Keyte 5 days ago +1

    Congratulations Naomi!!

  • sdflyr
    sdflyr 5 days ago +1

    Congratulations on a well earned victory

  • anwion
    anwion 5 days ago

    That joke is amazing lol

  • Sreethar R
    Sreethar R 5 days ago +2

    Lovely and very heart touching interview 👍💪👏