A few weeks later Withdraw from the French Open and focus on mental health, Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the adjustment of the Berlin WTA 5000 Championship-Wimbledon. The Turf Championship will begin on June 14, two full weeks before the Wimbledon Open on June 28.
The Berlin event organizer said in a statement: “We have received notice that Naomi Osaka cannot start in Berlin. After consulting her management, she will take a break.”
As of now, the 23-year-old Osaka will participate in the Wimbledon Tennis Open.
After deciding to withdraw from the French Open, Osaka issued a statement explaining that she will focus on her mental health.
Osaka said in a statement: “I think the best thing for the game, other players and my happiness right now is that I quit, so that everyone can refocus on the tennis match that is going on in Paris.” “I never want to split. Heart, I admit that my timing is not ideal, my message could have been clearer.
“More importantly, I will never underestimate mental health or use the term lightly. The truth is that since the 2018 U.S. Open, I have suffered from depression for a long time, and it is really difficult for me to cope.
Before the French Open, Osaka announced that she would not participate in the post-match press conference to protect her mental health. After defeating Patricia Maria Teague in the first round, she did so and was fined $15,000 for not participating in a mandatory post-match press conference. This caused her to withdraw from the event altogether.