Naomi Osaka announces she will play at the Australian Open - as the two-time champ prepares for...
Naomi Osaka has confirmed she will play at the Australian Open in the new year ahead of her long-awaited return to the court.
Osakareturned to Flushing Meadows Wednesday afternoon to speak at a mental health forum at the US Open and spoke to ESPN, where she divulged her imminent on-court plans.
A two-time champion at the Grand Slam, Osaka has not made an on-court appearance since September 2022. Though, appearing inMelbourneat the beginning of 2024 will be something of a happy return for the '19 and '21 champ.
When asked on ESPN if she would be playing at the Aussie grand slam, Osaka confirmed as much.