The previous two winners of the Australian Open are pregnant.
In information that has shocked and delighted tennis followers, Naomi Osaka has revealed she’s going to be part of Ash Barty in welcoming a child to the world in 2023.
Osaka, who saluted at Melbourne Park in 2019 and 2021, shattered followers when she withdrew her identify from this yr’s occasion final week.
However now we all know she had an excellent cause.
The 25-year-old revealed she was anticipating in an Instagram put up on Thursday morning.
“I do know that I’ve a lot to stay up for sooner or later,” she wrote.
“One factor I’m wanting ahead to is for my child to look at one among matches and inform somebody, ‘that’s my mother’, haha.”
Osaka didn’t identify the daddy of her little one in her put up however tennis.com was reporting it’s her longtime boyfriend and rapper Cordae.
Cordae has not made any bulletins of his personal on his Instagram.
The previous world primary final performed in September final yr when she withdrew from the second spherical of an occasion in Tokyo as a result of stomach ache.
In her put up, Osaka mentioned she could be again taking part in in time to compete on the 2024 Australian Open.