10 Quotes From Naomi Osaka’s Netflix Doc That Prove She’s A Winner

This special will make you love her even more.

Naomi Osaka: Playing By Her Own Rules is the new Netflix documentary that follows the tennis champio...
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In Naomi Osaka: Playing By Her Own Rules, a three-part Netflix docuseries out July 16, Oscar-nominated director Garret Bradley follows the tennis star for two years to capture what makes the 23-year-old wunderkind a champion. Ahead are 10 quotes from the doc that come close.


On her motivation to pursue tennis, Osaka said, “When I was playing the local tournaments, all I was thinking was, ‘I want my mom to be happy. I want her to stop working.’ She would work overtime. She would sleep in her car. For me, that was my whole point of playing.”