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Teen tennis pro quotes the Pokemon theme song to oblivious New York Times reporter

Posting this just so everyone knows what happens when self-aware teens grow up and become talented world-beaters in their respective fields. I mean, listen:

"I feel like I’m a child of the Internet, and the Internet has raised me, and its jokes might not be appropriate at certain times," Osaka said. "So, I keep them locked inside."

As an Internet professional, I've never been prouder of an athlete. Starting now, I am a Naomi Osaka fan!

Go read that NYT profile, too. Ben Rothenberg might not know the Pokemon theme song, but he can write.