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NAOMI OSAKA: Withdraws From French Open Over News Conference Dispute

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Tennis champ Naomi Osaka quit the French Open on Monday following a dispute over participating in news conferences. She revealed in an Instagram post that she’s had struggles with depression since 2018 and she plans to “take some time ” away from the game.

In an Instagram post, the 23-year-old who is the highest paid female athlete in the world, said, “I think now the best thing for the tournament, the other players and my well-being is that I withdraw so that everyone can get back to focusing on the tennis going on in Paris.” (The New York Times)

 

Written by: Tony Williams

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