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Naomi Osaka announced that she will be donating her prize money from the Western & Southern Open to Haiti after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that killed at least 304 people hit the country on Saturday morning.
Really hurts to see all the devastation that’s going on in Haiti, and I feel like we really can’t catch a break. I’m about to play a tournament this week and I’ll give all the prize money to relief efforts for Haiti. I know our ancestors blood is strong we’ll keep rising 🇭🇹❤️🙏🏾
Osaka, who is of Japanese and Haitian descent, is a four-time Grand Slam singles winner who is a No. 2 seed in the Cincinnati, Ohio-based tournament.
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