Twenty-two year-old tennis player and powerhouse Naomi Osaka on the women's final at the US Open in Flushing, NY. Her opponent was Victoria Azarenka. The three sets were 1-6, 6-3, and 6-3. Osaka also won the Grand Slam title at the US Open in 2018. During this year's US Open, the tennis player stood up for racial injustice on the court by wearing black masks with white writing of the names of some of the Black people killed unjustly by the . The names included Breonna Taylor, Elijah Mcclain, Amaud Aubery, Trayvon Martin, George Floyd, Philando Castile, and Tamir Rice.
Last night, the tennis player wore Kobe's #8 Laker jersey as a tribute to him and said that she does that after each game. She feels like that helped her win.
What do you think about Naomi Osaka's win and protests?
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