Updated: Aug 3
Written by: Adrian Andulan | Published on: July 12, 2021 at 12 AM PHT (GMT+8)
Netflix has released the trailer for ‘Naomi Osaka’ a three-part documentary series based on the life of Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka. The series will cover different aspects of the athlete’s life, from her origins to her present-day career as a professional Japanese tennis player.
The show is directed by Garret Bradley, known for directing the critically acclaimed documentary ‘Time’ released in (2020), and will include nearly two years of documentation of the life of Naomi Osaka. Based on the trailer, the documentary will show and discuss Naomi Osaka’s beginnings in the US, training as a young tennis athlete, and living as the daughter of Haitian and Japanese descent. Family dynamics and personal beliefs of Naomi Osaka, with references to the advocacies by the star, are some of the many topics covered by the show. It will also delve into her personal struggles from the start of her career to her legendary US open that put her in the spotlight, and the difficulties she faces as an international icon.
The series is set to release on July 16, just before the Olympics is set to begin. Naomi Osaka is set to join the Tokyo Olympics.
Official synopsis: This intimate series follows Naomi Osaka as she explores her cultural roots and navigates her multifaceted identity as a tennis champ and rising leader.