Naomi Osaka, 20, received her first Grand Slam championship towards Serena Williams final week. Now the tennis star is making extra historical past with an alleged Adidas deal price $8.5 million yearly, in accordance to The Occasions.
Osaka is at the moment signed to the attire firm on a low six-figure deal that can expire later this 12 months. Nevertheless, thanks to her newfound superstar worth, Adidas will reportedly announce the brand new deal on Thursday.
It is going to be the greatest contract the worldwide model has ever given to a feminine athlete, in accordance to Yahoo. By means of the mega-deal, Osaka will change into this 12 months’s second-highest-paid lady in sports activities coming in simply behind Williams.
Stuart Duguid, the 20-year-old’s agent, instructed The Occasions that Osaka’s worth is excessive after her win on the US Open as a result of advertisers have been at Arthur Ashe stadium watching her play. Although she performed on behalf of Japan, Osaka transferring to America at 3-years-old and being of Japenese and Haitian descent ups her enchantment within the US market.
The Grand Slam champion additionally probably has one other endorsement cope with a automotive firm on the best way.