Despite the drama of this year's US Open final, Naomi Osaka is cashing in on her first Grand Slam title.
The Japanese 20-year-old will be renewing her contract with Adidas, reportedly in the $10 million range. It is the highest deal ever given to a female athlete by the apparel brand.
With this deal, and the $3,800,000 earned from the tournament, Osaka will also shoot up to No. 2 on Forbes 2018 list of highest-paid athletes female athletes, ahead of Caroline Wozniacki and behind Serena Williams.
Naomi Osaka is cashing in on her US Open victory: Aside from the $3.8M she earned for beating Serena Williams, Osaka has closed a deal with Nissan and may become Adidas' highest-paid female endorser ever.https://t.co/4dBVmuGo8L— Glenn Wong (@WongSportsLaw) September 14, 2018
Not only that, but Osaka was also recently named the brand ambassador for Nissan.
New post: "Game, set, match: Nissan signs rising tennis star Osaka as brand ambassador" https://t.co/BWJKtZSc6C— Binary Xchange (@binaryxchange) September 13, 2018
This week, Osaka is focusing on the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo where she will face Barbora Strycova in the quarterfinals.