Good Morning Britain published this video item, entitled “Naomi Osaka’s French Open Exit Sparks Debate About Dealing With The Press | Good Morning Britain” – below is their description.
Naomi Osaka sensationally quit the French Open after refusing to end her media boycott.
And the Japan megastar – who says she has suffered depression since the infamous 2018 US Open final win over Serena Williams – could skip Wimbledon after deciding to take “some time away from the court now”.
But should sports players be forced to face the press?
Japan is an island country in East Asia located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan comprises an archipelago of 6,852 islands covering 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi); the country’s five main islands, from north to south, are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is Japan’s capital and largest city.
Japan is divided into 47 administrative prefectures and eight traditional regions. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.4 million residents.
Japan is a great power and a member of numerous international organizations, including the United Nations (since 1956), the OECD, and the G7. Japan is a leader in the automotive and electronics industries.
Naomi Osaka is a Japanese professional tennis player. She has been ranked No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association and is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles. She is a four-time Grand Slam singles champion, and is the reigning champion at the US Open and the Australian Open.
Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player. She has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any player in the Open Era, and the second-most of all time behind Margaret Court. The Women’s Tennis Association ranked her singles world No. 1 on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017.