(New York) Naomi Osaka, the reigning champion at the United States Open, said her departure from Roland Crosse was related to her refusal to speak to reporters, a situation that would never happen again, and that she “learned to manage a lot”. Things are better. ”
“I feel like I made a lot of mistakes,” Osaka told a news conference Friday before the New York Grand Slam. But I’m a person who lives in the moment, who says or does what she thinks. I don’t think this is a bad thing. ”
“There are a lot of things I have learned to do better. I do not think the same situation will happen again. It’s relaxing, but I do not know how much of a problem it will become,” World No. 3 added.
In the spring, his refusal to answer questions from the media at Roland Corros created a major controversy. This earned her financial fines, and if she remained silent she would face severe fines from all four majors.
Then she left before 2 p.m.e The tour of Paris is not without its manifestations of the anxiety problems marked by the “many depressing episodes”. A talk that has raised awareness around the world about mental health issues affecting professional athletes.
After a break from Wimbledon, the 23-year-old missed his return to the Tokyo Games, where, after loading the Olympic trophy, he collapsed under pressure at 8e Ten days before the final, in Cincinnati, after Roland-Carros, he cried tears for his first press conference in the WTA round, before giving up at 3 p.m.e Tower facing Swiss Jill Teachman, 76e Global.
“I know the quarterfinals have not even played out as much as I would have (before the US Open). But I’m very happy with the way I play, I’m very optimistic about my current situation. I’m not saying I’m going to do miracles here, but I hope it will work out in the end.” He concluded.
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