Nigerian visual artist Dennis Osadebe gets Naomi Osaka's endorsement in an issue of Racquet Magazine

Dennis Osadebe gets a lot of praise from international tennis star.

Dennis Osadebe's illustration on the cover of Racket magazine [instagram/dennis]

Nigerian mixed-media artist Dennis Osadebe and sculptor got a major endorsement from tennis star Naomi Osaka in an issue of Racquet Magazine.

Osaka in her role as guest editor of the magazine, selected Osadebe in a cover story.

For the cover, I chose the Nigerian visual artist Dennis Osadebe. I have a few of his pieces in my house and I think he is awesome," the international tennis star said.

"He is my favorite contemporary artist, and I am honored and humbled that he is involved in this issue.”

Dennis on his Instagram called the moment 'a milestone and a true honour'.

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