Naomi Osaka is pregnant, having first baby with rapper Cordae

Naomi Osaka announces she is PREGNANT in social media post and will miss the 2023 season… just days after the four-time Grand Slam champion withdrew from the Australian Open

  • Tennis star revealed on social media that she is pregnant with her first child
  • The four-time grand slam winner posted a picture of a baby scan
  • Revelation comes after Osaka withdrew from the Australian Open last week¬†
  • Osaka has been in a relationship with the rapper Cordae since 2019

Tennis star Naomi Osaka is pregnant and will miss the rest of the 2023 season.

The four-time grand slam champion last week pulled out of this month’s Australian Open¬†without an official reason, but announced on Instagram Wednesday that she is expecting her first child with the rapper Cordae. She posted a picture of the scan.

‘Can’t wait to get back on the court but here’s a little life update for 2023,’ read Osaka’s caption.

Osaka, 25, has been in a relationship with Grammy-nominated American rapper Cordae since 2019. The former world number one has lived in the United States for most of her life but represents Japan, the country of her birth.

Naomi Osaka has announced she will miss the 2023 season after revealing she is pregnant with her first child

Osaka pulled out of the Australian Open last week but didn’t explain her reasons at the time

She added: ‘The past few years have been interesting to say the least, but I find that its the most challenging times in life that may be the most fun.

‘These few months away from the sport has really given me a new love and appreciation for the game I’ve dedicated my life to. I realise that life is so short and I don’t take any moment for granted, everyday is a new blessing and adventure.

Osaka's post on her Instagram page on Wednesday explained she would miss the 2023 season

Osaka’s post on her Instagram page on Wednesday explained she would miss the 2023 season

Osaka posted her comments alongside a picture of an ultrasound baby scan

Osaka posted her comments alongside a picture of an ultrasound baby scan

Osaka will return to the tennis court in 2024 and has said she will feature at next year's Australian Open

Osaka will return to the tennis court in 2024 and has said she will feature at next year’s Australian Open

‘I know that I have so much to look forward to in the future, one thing I’m looking forward to is for my kid to watch one of my matches and tell someone, ‘that’s my mom,’.

‘2023 will be a year that’ll be full of lessons for me and I hope I’ll see you guys in the start of the next one cause I’ll be at Aus 2024.’