You know, he's a person I've admired all my life. So I always feel a little shocked every time she reaches out to me. And I do not know. I do not say hello to him or anything because … I'm so nervous.
It always looks like she's doing something important, so I do not want to interrupt her. And then – I really want to talk to her about life, all of this, and how she manages to do things on and off the court.
But … I do not want to disrespect her, and try to talk to her as if she were my mentor while she's still playing. So, I'm a little paralyzed by that ". Osaka does not want to be compared to the 37-year-old legend: "I should win something like 20 times more Grand Slam to be his equal.
She has accomplished so much. So no way. I'm just very grateful for what I'm playing. I tried, for example, to take each day as a new experience and learn from everything. "