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Naomi Osaka pulls out of Wimbledon but aims for Olympics

TENNIS By Reuters | June 18th 2021
Naomi Osaka [Reuters]

Women's tennis world No. 2 Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the Wimbledon championship but says she will be ready for the Tokyo Olympics, British media reported on Thursday.

Osaka quit the French Open despite a first round victory after organisers fined her when she refused to attend mandatory post-match press conferences. She said unsympathetic questioning in the aftermath of games impacted her mental wellbeing. 

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