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Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Tennis Open


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Tennis' Naomi Osaka, 23, has withdrawn from the French Tennis Open due to stress. She said she did not want to do post-match interviews to protect her mental health. A tennis authority said she was breaking her obligations. It threatened to expel her from tournaments. It then said it wanted to improve the support it gives to players with mental health problems. It praised Ms Osaka for talking about the pressures and anxieties she felt.

Naomi Osaka has won four Grand Slam titles. She is the reigning US Open champion. She has had problems with being one of tennis' biggest stars. She said: "The truth is that I have suffered long bouts of depression since the US Open in 2018." Tennis authorities were criticised for the way they handled Ms Osaka's concerns. However, they recently said that they empathise with the "unique pressures tennis players may face". Many top players support Ms Osaka.

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