Naomi Osaka. (Photo: Instagram)
Naomi Osaka. (Photo: Instagram)

World number 1 ranked player in Women Tennis, Naomi Osaka has hired a new coach. Osaka agent confirmed on thursday February 28th that Jermaine Jenkins will be her new coach. The move was expected after Osaka seperated from her earlier coach Sascha Bajin who was invloved in coaching Serena Williams also.

Osaka had a successful run with Bajin as coach, they came together before the 2018 season and won US Open and Australian open together as player and coach. After the Australian Open triumph, Osaka rose to number one in world rankings. The U.S. Tennis Association announced last month that Jenkin was being hired as the national coach for Women’s tennis.