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Jun. 27, 2018
Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis Executive Committee
Naomi Osaka (20 years old; Japan)
—Ranked 18th in the World, a Personal Best—
Announces Appearance in Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis 2018

Naomi Osaka (20 years old; Japan)

The 35th Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis Tournament (executive committee headquartered in Tokyo’s Minato ward and led by tournament director Yutaka Nakagawa), the largest international women’s tennis tournament in Japan, will be held at the Arena Tachikawa Tachihi in Tachikawa, Tokyo, from Saturday, September 15 to Sunday, September 23, 2018. Naomi Osaka, ranked 18th in the world, announced that she will play in the tournament. (World rankings as of June 25, 2018) This season, Naomi Osaka has raised her world ranking to a personal best of 18th through better play and wins against top players. At this year's tournament, she could very well achieve vindication for having just missed first place the year before last. Don't miss the 2018 Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis Tournament, where you can see up close the skills and athleticism of the world's top players, including Naomi Osaka.

Tickets will be sold by various ticket agencies starting at 10 a.m. (JST) on Saturday, June 30. Visit the official website (http://www.toray-ppo.com/en/tournament/) for tournament and ticket sales details.
Naomi Osaka's Profile
Nationality:Japanese
World ranking:18th (personal best: 18th; *as of June 25, 2018)
Date of birth:October 16, 1997 (20 years old)
Height/weight:180 cm/69 kg
Style of play:Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Major results:BNP Paribas Open Winner(2018)
Toray PPO Tennis Tournament runner up (2016)
Australian Open fourth round (2018)
Australian Open third round (2016)
French Open third round (2016, 2018)
Wimbledon third round (2017)
US Open third round (2016, 2017)
Tournament Outline
■Event title:TORAY PAN PACIFIC OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT
(short title: TORAY PAN PACIFIC OPEN TENNIS)
■Schedule:Main Draw: September 17 (Monday, national holiday)-23 (Sunday), 2018
Qualifying: September 15 (Saturday)-16 (Sunday), 2018
■Tournament Site:Arena Tachikawa Tachihi
(500-4 Izumi-cho, Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo)
- 1 minute walk from Tachihi Station on the Tama Monorail Line
- 1 minute walk from Tachihi Bus-stop on Tachikawa Bus
■Draw Size:Main Draw: Singles 28, Doubles 16
Qualification: Singles 24
■Prize Money:USD 799,000 (estimated amount)
■Surface:Hard court (indoor)
■Accumulated total attendance: 1,312,673 persons (1984-2017)
■Ticket Sales:The earliest advance sales starts at 12:00pm (JST) on June 2, 2018 (Sat)
e+ (eplus)http://eplus.jp/toray-ppo/
Rakuten Tickethttp://r-t.jp/toray-ppo
Lawsonhttp://l-tike.com/sports/toray-ppo/
Piahttp://w.pia.jp/t/toray-ppo/
Yahoo!Tickethttp://r.y-tickets.jp/toray-ppo/
Seven Tickethttp://7ticket.jp/sp/toray
CN PlayGuidehttp://www.cnplayguide.com/toray-ppo/
SUNRISE PROMOTION TOKYO 0570-00-3337(btwn 10:00am and 06:00pm)
*For wheelchair ticket sales, please contact SUNRISE PROMOTION TOKYO before buy the ticket.
■Organizer:Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis Executive Committee
■Title Sponsor:Toray Industries, Inc.
■Special Partner:TachihiI Holdings Co, Ltd.
■Special Support:Japan Tennis Association (JTA)
■Support::Tokyo Metropolitan Government
■Sanction:Women's Tennis Association (WTA), International Tennis Federation (ITF)
■Cooperation:Tachikawa City, Japan Ladies Tennis Federation, Japan Tennis Industry Association, Japan Professional Tennis Association
■Official website:http://www.toray-ppo.com/en/tournament/