Child on board! Naomi Osaka introduced she is pregnant together with her first youngster.
“Can’t wait to get again on the courtroom however right here’s just a little life replace for 2023,” the tennis star, 25, captioned an Instagram submit on Wednesday, January 12, that featured a photograph of an ultrasound display. Within the social media submit, Osaka shared an extended message in each English and Japanese.
“The previous few years have been attention-grabbing to say the least, however I discover that it’s probably the most difficult instances in life which may be probably the most enjoyable,” she wrote. These few months away from the game has actually given me a brand new love and appreciation for the sport I’ve devoted my life to. I notice that life is so quick and I don’t take any moments as a right, day by day is a brand new blessing and journey.”
The athlete continued: “I do know that I’ve a lot to stay up for sooner or later, one factor I’m trying ahead to is for my child to look at considered one of my matches and inform somebody, ‘That’s my mother.’ Haha.”
Osaka, who has been courting rapper Cordae since 2019, famous she has plans to return to tennis after welcoming her baby.
“2023 will likely be a yr that’ll be filled with classes for me and I hope I’ll see you guys within the begin of the subsequent one trigger I’ll be at Aus 2024. Love you all infinitely,” she continued, earlier than including a “sidenote” to her submit. “I don’t assume there’s a superbly right path to soak up life, however I all the time felt that when you transfer ahead with good intentions, you’ll discover your method finally.”
The Grand Slam champion has beforehand supplied a glimpse at her romance with Cordae, 25. After occurring a primary date to an L.A. Clippers recreation, the Grammy nominee admitted he didn’t know his now-girlfriend was a tennis prodigy.
“In the event you requested me about tennis, earlier than being immersed in it due to Naomi, I might solely offer you Venus and Serena Williams, you understand? As a result of they’re simply part of the tradition,” he advised GQ in February 2021 in regards to the early days of their relationship.
Osaka, for her half, beforehand praised her boyfriend after he stunned her on the 2020 U.S. Open.
“Appreciation submit for the mister as a result of I really feel prefer it right this moment 😂🙏🏾,” she wrote alongside a snap of her and Cordae. “This pic was proper after profitable the US Open finals. He stopped all the things he was doing as a result of I FaceTimed him a pair days earlier and stated I used to be feeling unhappy and lonely within the bubble. I later discovered that he hopped on a aircraft shortly after that decision after which quarantined himself for a pair days in a resort to see me and help.”