Female tennis player Naomi Osaka is expanding her influence in the sports world. According to NPR, the four-time Grand Slam singles champion is starting his own sports company.

Osaka will run the company - dubbed Evolve - along with special agent Stuart Duguid.

The 24-year-old said she wants to use the company as a vehicle to enable athletes from different sports to use their platform for the greater social good.

She hopes to inspire them to harness the power of authenticity and raise their voices; something Osaka says she's accomplished throughout her career.

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"Growing is the natural next step in my journey as an athlete and businesswoman, and a way to continue to be who I am and do things my way.

I really do  belief in the power that athletes have to use our platform to create meaningful business Sports agency is just one of many business ventures in Osaka. has shares in nearly a dozen brands in various industries.In 2021, the tennis star launches a skin care brand called Kinlo.

Athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick is an investor and a member of the company's board of directors. "



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