Naomi Osaka’s boyfriend has sparked more controversy in the aftermath of her US Open triumph.

Naomi Osaka’s boyfriend has sparked more controversy in the aftermath of her US Open triumph.

The Japanese star won her second US Open and third grand slam title with victory over Victoria Azarenka in Saturday’s final at Flushing Meadows.

But her boyfriend – American rapper Cordae – has taken some of the shine off her victory with his actions during post-match celebrations.

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A number of photos have emerged of Osaka celebrating her victory with the trophy in which Cordae can be seen flipping his middle finger at the camera.

American Olympian Lauren Perdue Britt was among those to take offence to Cordae’s actions.

“All I can say about this photo is sweetie, you can do better in the boyfriend department,” the gold medallist swimmer tweeted.

Sports journalist Trent Courtright was also scathing.

“Naomi Osaka wins the US Open and her boyfriend makes it all about him. Show some class,” he tweeted.

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“The US Open has always been a prestigious event and for them to endorse this behaviour publicly is a shame.

“I’m an advocate for freedom of speech, but flipping the bird when your girlfriend (not yourself) wins the tournament is dampening the gravity of a significant achievement.”

Many pointed out that thousands of Osaka’s young fans would have seen the photos.

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