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Naomi Osaka Says Tennis Changed Her Life — So She's Extending Same Opportunities to Young Girls

Naomi Osaka's Play Academy is launching a new website to further its efforts to include girls from marginalized communities in sport
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By Lindsay Kimble and Natasha Dye

Naomi Osaka started playing tennis at age three, but the journey from beginner to four-time Grand Slam winner wasn't easy.

Now, Osaka, 24, is continuing her efforts with Play Academy, a program that aims to help other young girls find empowerment through sport, and launching a new website for the venture.

Play Academy With Naomi Osaka Joins Forces With GoDaddy to Launch New Website

Available in both English and Japanese, the new site will allow Osaka to expand Play Academy’s reach and more girls to get active through sport
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TEMPE, Ariz., April 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the company that enables everyday entrepreneurs, and global tennis star Naomi Osaka today launched a new website for Play Academy, the four-time Grand Slam tennis champion’s initiative aimed at empowering girls through play and sport.

Naomi Osaka : “I Hope It's an Inspiration to a Young Girl With Big Dreams to Know That Anything Is Possible”

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On International Women’s Day, the IOC talks with tennis star Naomi Osaka on the importance of sport and strong female role models in the fight for gender equality.

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On International Women’s Day, the IOC talks with tennis star Naomi Osaka on the importance of sport and strong female role models in the fight for gender equality.

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