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Tennis star Osaka honored with Barbie doll

(CNN)Two grand slam titles, the world No. 1 spot and now Naomi Osaka has been honored by Barbie.It's in recognition of the 21-year-old's win at the 2018 US Open and then a second consecutive grand slam title at the Australian Open earlier this year as Osaka rose from world No. 72 to top of the rankings -- the first Asian to hold the position.The announcement that Osaka is to be celebrated with her own doll comes as toy manufacturer Mattel marks the 60th birthday of the iconic brand, while Friday, March 8 is also International Women's Day.Osaka, whose mother is Japanese and father is from Haiti, tweeted earlier this week about her pride at being viewed as an influential female figure to young children.She said: "Recently a lot of parents ha ...