Snooker legend Ronnie OSullivan has branded four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka a ‘trailblazer’
In her first press conference since her withdrawal from the French Open for mental health reasons, Naomi Osaka broke down in tears in front of the media.
His announcement comes after fellow global stars Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles withdrew from competitions this year, citing their mental wellness.
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The tennis star says she has received support from all around the world and stands by her decision to prioritize her mental health.
The tennis star dropped the trailer amid a press blackout in which she has refused to speak with the media since May. Osaka, 23, hasn’t played since May after stepping away for mental health reasons.
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Since Osaka announced on Monday that she suffers depression, she has received a wave of support from other athletes, celebrities and politicians.
The world number two won her opening match against Patricia Maria Tig on Sunday but her decision not to take part in press conferences or interviews has been the biggest talking point.