Naomi Osaka cries over coach split controversy after Dubai defeat as Asia’s first world No 1 shrinks in the spotlight

//Naomi Osaka cries over coach split controversy after Dubai defeat as Asia’s first world No 1 shrinks in the spotlight

Naomi Osaka cries over coach split controversy after Dubai defeat as Asia’s first world No 1 shrinks in the spotlight

A tearful Naomi Osaka said the pressure of being world No 1 and the intense media spotlight caused by her sudden split from former coach Sascha Bajin contributed to her losing her first match since winning the Australian Open.The 21-year-old was dumped out of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in her opening match on Tuesday, losing 6-3, 6-3 to France’s Kristina Mladenovic in the second round after receiving a first-round bye.“It’s a little bit hard because I feel like people are staring…

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