Naomi Osaka is reportedly set to sign Adidas’ biggest ever deal with a female athlete — and it could make her one of the highest-paid women in sports

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  • Naomi Osaka could sign the biggest deal Adidas has ever agreed with a female athlete.
  • The deal, believed to be worth $ 8.5 million, could be announced on Thursday.
  • The new agreement comes hot on the heels of Osaka’s straight sets victory over Serena Williams, a match now notorious because of a global fallout.
  • Osaka’s new deal with Adidas is said to be a reflection of the 20-year-old’s increased fame.
  • And it could even be a sign of things to come, as Osaka is now seen as “a branding sensation.”

Naomi Osaka is reportedly set to sign the biggest deal Adidas has ever agreed with a female athlete.

Osaka, a 20-year-old tennis player, just won the 2018 US Open — her first ever Grand Slam title. She defeated 23-time major winner Serena Williams in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4, on Saturday at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, and collected a $ 3.8 million pay check.

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