International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief says before Naomi Osaka women's tennis lived in the shadow of the men's game in Japan

Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said before Haitian-Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka's shock the world when she beat Serena Williams at the US Open last month women's tennis lived in the shadow of the men's game in Japan.

Naomi Osaka on the Steve Harvey TV Show, watch the video
Naomi Osaka on the Steve Harvey TV Show, watch the video

US Open tennis champion Naomi Osaka is the kind of female success story that knocks down gender stereotypes crucial to opening more doors for women in the workplace, the IMF chief said on Tuesday.

Naomi Osaka is going on Vacation in Haiti in November, her Haitian father said

After Osaka's win, "suddenly (women's) tennis became a really powerful sport."

"We need to encourage and celebrate women who win," she added.

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