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Osaka named Sportswoman of the Year, King honored at Laureus Awards – WTA Tennis

Naomi Osaka and Billie Jean King were recognized for their excellence and leadership both on and off the court at the Oscars of Sport.

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Naomi Osaka has been named Sportswoman of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards for her achievements on and off court, and Billie Jean King was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Laureus Academy. 
This is Osaka’s second recognition at the Laureus Sports Awards. She won Breakthrough of the Year in 2019 after a season that saw her win her first WTA title at the BNP Paribas Open and begin her ascent to the top of the game with her first US Open title that fall. She was also nominated…

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