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Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Takes Keen Interest in Dogecoin

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Tue, 08/31/2021 - 05:48
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Alex Dovbnya
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Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Takes Keen Interest in Dogecoin
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In a recent Bloomberg interview, Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka revealed that her newfound interest in the cryptocurrency industry was kindled by meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin.

The four-time Grand Slam champion said that she was reading a lot about the Shiba Inu-inspired coin on Twitter:  

I know that online, everything is getting bigger. I remember reading about Dogecoin … there’s going to be something new and interesting that’s going to pop up.

After surpassing Serena Williams as the highest-paid female athlete in history, Osaka can definitely afford to splurge cash on meme coins. This year, she once again topped Forbes with a whopping $60 million.

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The 23-year-old top seed says that she’s been having conversations with her agent about crypto.

Last week, Osaka also unveiled her own collection of non-fungible tokens, joining a slew of other top-flight athletes. 

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at alex.dovbnya@u.today.