Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after winning her first-round match at the French Open on Sunday. Photo: AFP Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after winning her first-round match at the French Open on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after winning her first-round match at the French Open on Sunday. Photo: AFP
French Open

Tennis star Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open after row over media boycott

  • The four-time grand slam champion was earlier fined US$15,000 and threatened with expulsion for not holding an obligatory press conference
  • Osaka said she would not be attending such media events as the way journalists quiz players adversely impacts her mental well-being

Topic |   French Open
Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after winning her first-round match at the French Open on Sunday. Photo: AFP Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after winning her first-round match at the French Open on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after winning her first-round match at the French Open on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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