Naomi Osaka Barbie doll sells out hours after being launched

Naomi Osaka Barbie
Posted at 11:01 PM, Jul 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-14 23:01:20-04

Mattel has sold out of the Naomi Osaka role model Barbie hours after it was launched.

According to CNN and USA Today, the four-time Grand Slam tennis champion doll came equipped with a visor, tennis racket, tennis ball, sweatband, dress, shoes, and doll stand.

"I hope every child is reminded that they can be and do anything," Osaka said Monday in a tweet to announce the collaboration.

The dress the doll is wearing is the same outfit Osaka donned at the Australian Open in 2020.

The doll, which sold for $30, was out of stock online.

Osaka, who's an advocate for mental health awareness, withdrew from the French Open and Wimbledon in June to prioritize her mental health.

The 23-year-old is set to represent Japan at this year's Olympics.

This isn't the first collaboration between Mattel and Osaka. In 2019, they partnered for the Barbie Shero doll.

Tokyo Olympics Medal Count as of morning of July 24, 2021