Tennis star Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open after row over media boycott

//Tennis star Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open after row over media boycott

Tennis star Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open after row over media boycott

Japan’s Naomi Osaka stunned the French Open on Monday when she announced she was withdrawing from the tournament in the wake of her decision to boycott post-match media duties.Osaka said in the build-up to the tournament that she would not attend the obligatory press conferences, citing that the way journalists quiz players adversely impacts her mental well-being.The four-time Grand Slam champion made good on her threat on Sunday when, after winning her first round match, she did not hold a…

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