Several Players and tennis legends reacted to her announcement, congratulating Osaka on the news. 12-time Grand Slam winner, Billie Jean King tweeted "Congratulations from both of us!"
Current world number 7, United States of America's Coco Gauff also congratulated Osaka, while 18-time Grand Slam winner Martina Navratilova tweeted "Congratulations!!! Wish you only the best :) xo."
Notably, Osaka announced her withdrawal from 2023 Australian Open only a few days ago, without mentioning any reason. It led to rumours of the tennis star walking away from the game, but Osaka's fans can now heave a sigh of relief following her pregnancy announcement.