Tennis-Osaka breaks from IMG to start own sports agency

She also tweeted out a compilation of clips from her earlier playing days in which she discussed her career aspirations with the caption "Hey kid, you’ve come a long way and even though there’s been some bumps on the road I hope you know you’re doing amazing." In one of the clips, she prophetically discussed what she might be doing were she not a tennis player.


Reuters | Updated: 12-05-2022 02:14 IST | Created: 12-05-2022 02:14 IST
Tennis-Osaka breaks from IMG to start own sports agency

Four-times major winner Naomi Osaka is breaking away from IMG to launch her own sports agency, Evolve, according to media reports on Wednesday. The four-time Grand Slam champion's longtime agent Stuart Duguid has also left IMG to start up the new agency with the 24-year-old from Japan, Sportico https://www.sportico.com/personalities/athletes/2022/osaka-leaves-img-launch-evolve-agency-1234674923 reported.

Former number one Osaka appeared to confirm the news by retweeting an article about the move with three rocketship emojis. She also tweeted out a compilation of clips from her earlier playing days in which she discussed her career aspirations with the caption "Hey kid, you’ve come a long way and even though there’s been some bumps on the road I hope you know you’re doing amazing."

In one of the clips, she prophetically discussed what she might be doing were she not a tennis player. "I just like sports, so maybe (I would be) like an agent in the end," she said.

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