Naomi Osaka’s French Open stand shines a light on mental health issues among athletes | The World

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Naomi Osaka has sent the tennis world into a frenzy by withdrawing from the French Open due to mental health concerns. After boycotting post-game press conferences, she was facing threats of being defaulted by grand slam organisers. In a statement, she said she had battled long bouts of depression since the 2018 US Open, and that she would withdraw from Rolland Garros to focus on her well-being. Research fellow at the University of Melbourne Dr Courtney Walton tells The World French Open officials miscalculate this situation.

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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.

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