Corday, rapper boyfriend US Open champion Naomi Osaka, Has been gaining a lot of attention in New York over the past two weeks.
Not only because of the many political statements he and Osaka have made, but also because fans are very interested in the Japanese tennis star’s love life.
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But Corday saved his best job for the finals after Saturday Osaka defeated Victoria Azarenka in an exciting three-setter.
The rapper’s video went viral when he was caught at a very awkward moment during post-game celebrations.
As Osaka posed for photos with his coach and support staff, Corday looked very uncertain about whether he was in the photo.
The rapper can be second-guessed by his decision to appear in the photo before being drawn by Osaka coach Wim Fishet.
He also noticed that although he was considering kneeling before deciding against it, he was very unsure what to do with his hands as he posed for a pleasant snack.
Corday actually hit the Birdman handrub and was about to pose hooded at the US Open wearing a “Defund the Police” shirt after Naomi Osaka’s victory. pic.twitter.com/GAWzZ1WFsg
– Ashton Morris (@ ashtonmorris1) September 13, 2020
Wearing a T-shirt, Slogan “discredited the police”, Corday was pumped when Osaka secured his second US Open title.
This continued a trend for Corday and Osaka throughout the tournament, with the tennis star stepping into the courtroom wearing a black mask with the name of Tamir Rice – a black 12-year-old boy killed by police in Ohio in 2014.
She arrived in New York with seven masks named for the black victims of violence and wore a different one for every match, including Brona Taylor, Eliza McClain, Trayvon Martin, Ahmed Erby, George Floyd and Philando Castile.
She has been at the forefront of efforts in tennis to bring awareness to racial injustice in the United States.
Osaka and his coach have said that they feel that off-court activism has helped their energy and mentality in matches.
Naomi Osaka made history with the comeback
Surprisingly off-kilter early Saturday, Osaka missed the shots and lost himself.
Until, suddenly, he lifted his game, and Azarenka could not get him started.
In the end, Osaka won a 1-6 6-3 6-3 comeback win and a third Grand Slam title for their second US Open Championship.
A quarter-century had passed since the last time the woman had lost the first set to win the US Open final: in 1994, Arntax Sánchez Vicario did the feat against Steffi Graf.
It was a back-and-forth affair. Even after Osaka went 4–1 in the third set, the result was unclear. He held four break points in the next game – converted any of them, and he would have worked for a 5–1 win – but Azarenka did not flinch.
Azarenka was held there somehow, and broke to reach 4-3, then stood and stretched during the ensuing change.
But Osaka regained control again, covering the three-match match-ending race when the final match ended.
Osaka said, “First of all I want to congratulate Vika.” “I really don’t want to play you in the finals anymore because I didn’t really enjoy it, it was a very tough match for me.”
Asked how he swept the match, the 22-year-old said: “I thought it would be too embarrassing to lose in under an hour, so I just have to try to adopt a bad attitude.”
In 2012 and 2013 the runners-up, Azarenka, said: “I felt there was an attraction for the third time, but I think I have to try again. Congratulations to Naomi, it’s an incredible two weeks for you. I hope we can meet again in some more finals.
He said, “I want to thank my team for being with me and believing in me. We are going to have some more fun in the next few weeks. It has been a long road, but it was fun. “
Osaka, a 22-year-old born in Japan and now based in the United States, added to his trophies from the 2018 US Open – earned with a spectacular performance in a memorable chaotic final against Serena Williams – and the 2019 Australian Open.