Sport Tennis - Roland-Garros: Djokovic, Like Others, in support of Osaka

13:55  02 june  2021
13:55  02 june  2021 Source:   sport365.fr

French Open Twitter account throws shade at Naomi Osaka over media blackout

  French Open Twitter account throws shade at Naomi Osaka over media blackout The Roland Garros official Twitter account appeared to throw shade at Naomi Osaka on Saturday in a now-deleted tweet following the news of her media blackout at the French Open. Naomi Osaka will not be speaking to media at the French Open. "I've often felt that people have no regard for athletes mental health and this rings very true whenever I see a press conference or partake in one,” she wrote, in part. Osaka also sent an email to tournament organizers explaining her decision, and insisted that the move “is 100% nothing against the French Open or even the press members themselves.

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In press conference following its first game in Roland-Garros, Novak Djokovic assured Naomi Osaka as Japanese decided to leave the tournament facing the controversy for his intention not to answer the press after his meetings.

The world number 1 Novak Djokovic has managed to enter Roland-Garros. After a victory against Tennys Sandgren (6-2, 6-4, 6-2), The Serbian spoke on the occasion of a press conference on the withdrawal of Naomi Osaka and the recent declarations of the Japanese . On the margins of the tournament, the world number 2 had announced its intention not to appear before the media after the match and had created a strong controversy. The latter, after his victory in the first round against Patricia-Maria Tig, finally decided to leave the tournament to preserve his mental health. A sensitive topic that caused reactions everywhere in the world of sport but also the support of many athletes respected like Serena Williams. " I am close to her. I would like to take it in my arms because, as I said, I went there too , "said the American after his success in the first round of Roland-Garros against Irina- Camelia Begu.

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Djokovic and Curry at Osaka Support Who Go Echo To Novak Djokovic . "

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I support it. I think it was very courageous to do that , said the world number 1 in the wake of his entry into the victorious in the international people of France. I'm really sorry she's going through painful moments and she suffers psychologically. I hope she will recover. It's a very important player for our sport. On his side, Stephen Curry entrusted via his official Twitter account with a "great respect" for Naomi Osaka. The four Grand Slam tournaments, facing controversy, reacted in a common statement. " Together, we will continue to improve the players' experience in our tournaments, including regarding media relations , is it announced in this press release. On behalf of the Grand Slam tournaments, we would like to offer our support to Naomi Osaka and all the assistance she will need , in any way, during the period when she will be far from the courts. A commitment made by the largest tennis bodies that could help athletes at the mentally level.

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Wrapping up the 2021 French Open, where Barbora Krejcikova won her first major title and Novak Djokivic won his 19th Grand Slam. A major that started inauspiciously—with a global cause celebre—ended on a quiet, dignified note, albeit without Rafael Nadal winning and without a seeded woman taking the title. Cleaning out the notebook from the 2021 French Open with 50 assorted thoughts. First, my publisher would clobber me like Novak Djokovic would clobber a return, if I didn’t plug this, so kindly note I have a book about the Summer of 1984.

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