Naomi Osaka’s dream of having her own Barbie doll comes true

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The designer got the Olympic athlete right down to her freckles.

The past few months haven’t exactly been easy for Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, but here’s one piece of positive news coming right in time for the Tokyo Olympics. On July 12, Mattel added a specially designed Naomi Osaka doll to their collection. The Grand Slam champion replica was designed by Carlyle Nuera, who has also designed Barbie Dolls in the past like Billie Jean King, Ella Fitzgerald, and more.

▼ She’s decked out in Nike gear, and it’s adorable.

The doll sports Osaka’s 2020 Australian

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