Shiseido aces it with pro tennis player Naomi Osaka signing

The 21-year-old US Open singles champion represents Japan and joins actress Zhang Ziyi in line-up

Japanese beauty giant Shiseido has appointed US Open champion Naomi Osaka as a brand ambassador.

As part of the partnership, Osaka will front Shiseido-owned sun care brand Anessa and US-based colour cosmetics brand bareMinerals.

Earlier this year Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi was also appointed global brand ambassador for Shiseido’s Cle de Peau.

Image via Instargram: @naomiosakatennis

The 21-year-old Japanese-born tennis player climbed the ranks since turning pro in 2013 and is now ranked number five in the world, below Elina Svitolina, Caroline Wozniacki, Angelique Kerber and Romanian number one Simona Halep.

Osaka is the first Japanese winner of the US Open’s women’s title, in which she successfully beat tennis legend Serena Williams.

Today, she is the highest ranked Japanese tennis player in history and finished the season as the tour leader in prize money.

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