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Naomi Osaka Eliminated From Tokyo Olympics Tennis Tournament

Jul 27, 2021 Agencies

Osaka won her opening two matches in straight sets following a two-month mental-health break

Tokyo 2020: Naomi Osaka Was Inspired By Olympic Flame Honour

Jul 26, 2021 Agencies

Two more wins and Osaka will be in line for more honors — an Olympic medal

Naomi Osaka Wins As Top-Ranked Ash Barty Suffers Upset Defeat At Tokyo Olympics Tennis Tournament

Osaka hadn't played since she withdrew from the French Open in May to take a mental health break, revealing that she has dealt with depression

Tokyo Olympics: Naomi Osaka Lights Olympic Cauldron Says, 'The Greatest Honour'

Jul 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The four-time Grand Slam winner Osaka lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday

Tokyo Olympics, Tennis Draw: Naomi Osaka Faces Zheng Saisai, Easy First Round For Novak Djokovic

The second-seeded Osaka, who represents host Japan and is one of the top names at the Games

11 July, 2021

Naomi Osaka Returns To Spotlight On Red Carpet At The ESPYS


Naomi Osaka was nominated in two categories, including female athlete of the year, at the annual show honoring the year's top athletes and sports moments

08 July, 2021

Naomi Osaka Says Novak Djokovic, Michelle Obama, Others Reached Out

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Osaka took a mental health break pulling out of French Open and hasn't played since opting to sit out Wimbledon as well

06 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics, Tennis Preview: Naomi Osaka Returns To Action, Novak Djokovic Seeks 'Golden Slam'


Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open runner-up and a bronze medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics, will be another player to look out for despite his recent slump

01 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Naomi Osaka, Ash Barty On Entry Lists


Novak Djokovic has made clear he'd like to pursue a Golden Slam, something only Steffi Graf has done, in 1988: winning all four major tennis tournaments and an Olympic singles gold medal in the same year

25 June, 2021

Wimbledon 2021: Defending Champion Simona Halep Pulls Out


In 2019, the last time Wimbledon was played, Simona Halep beat Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 in the final

18 June, 2021

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out Of Wimbledon 2021, Says Will Be Ready For Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Osaka had earlier withdrawn from French Open after organisers threatened to expel her for not fulfilling her media obligations

13 June, 2021

French Open Defends Stance In Naomi Osaka Controversy


Noami Osaka withdrew from French Open after she was fined USD 15,000 for skipping the postmatch news conference after her first-round victory

04 June, 2021

Sponsors Hail Naomi Osaka's 'Courage' On Mental Health After French Open Withdrawal

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Nike, Sweetgreen and other sponsors have come out in support of the 23-year-old Osaka after she revealed her struggles with 'long bouts of depression'

03 June, 2021

F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Backs Tennis Star Naomi Osaka In French Open Row


Naomi Osaka withdrew from French Open on Monday after she was fined for refusing to attend the typical post-match news conference following her first-round victory

03 June, 2021

Naomi Osaka And Mental Health In Sport: What Next After French Open Stance?

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Osaka pulled out of Roland Garros on Monday after refusing to attend mandatory media conferences

03 June, 2021

Naomi Osaka To Michael Phelps, Sania Mirza To Virat Kohli: Sports Stars Whose Mental Health Was Challenged

Outlook Web Bureau

Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from French Open has once again highlighted the mental gremlins celebrities face in life.

02 June, 2021

French Open: Grand Slam Chiefs Commend Osaka After Roland Garros Withdrawal

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Naomi Osaka quit the French Open on Monday and the four grand slams want to ensure players' mental health is prioritised moving forward.

02 June, 2021

French Open: 'I've Been On The Wrong Side Of The Media Many Times' - Novak Djokovic Empathizes With Osaka

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Djokovic says he empathizes with Naomi Osaka having been on the wrong side of the media in the past following her withdrawal from the 2021 French Open

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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