US Open 2020 women's singles' winner Naomi Osaka took to Twitter to share a picture of herself wearing late NBA legend Kobe Bryant's number eight LA Lakers jersey.
"I wore this jersey every day after my matches. I truly think it gave me strength," she wrote.
The 22-year-old won her second US Open title in three years.
I wore this jersey every day after my matches. I truly think it gave me strength. Always ???????? pic.twitter.com/R1pTUCaCgq— NaomiOsaka大坂なおみ (@naomiosaka) September 13, 2020