The 20 year old newly crowned tennis champion, Naomi Osaka to sign $8.5 million deal with Adidas. The deal is going to be the highest deal in women’s tennis history. It would be announced on Thursday 20th September, 2018.
Osaka’s deal will also lead to triggered bonuses in her existing deals. Yonex, Citizen and Nissin Foods Group are her current sponsors. The Japanese born champion who lives in the United States makes her appeal to audiences in the East and West.
After winning the match agains tennis champion, Serena Williams, Osaka rose to number 7 in the world ranking this week. She is also expected to sign a deal with Nissan following her win.
Source: Tennis World