Naomi Osaka announced, Wednesday, that she will not attend any press conferences during the French tennis championships in Paris, citing her mental health.
He said and did – there was no press conference after the victory.
Thus, the world No. 2 ranked fines up to a maximum of 20 thousand dollars, or about 165 thousand crowns. In addition, the Grand Slam tournament board is now threatening to exclude the world runner-up from the tournament.
Additionally, it also risks being closed from the future Grand Slams.
“As expected, repeated violations lead to tougher penalties, including exclusion from the tournament,” the Grand Slam tournament board said in a statement.
After all, she answered a few questions in the sunlight from inside Philippe Chatrier District Court but said nothing about the district.
Osaka, who in February won the women’s singles championship at the Australian Open on solid ground in Melbourne, congratulated the mothers of the world on Mother’s Day and was then asked how she developed her game on gravel.
– It is a work in progress. “If I play more games, I hope to get better,” Osaka said in the Eurosport TV broadcast.
In the second round, the second-placed Japanese runner-up will face another Romanian rival, 102nd-ranked Anna Bogdan, who defeated Italian Elisabetta Cocciarito in consecutive rounds (6-1, 6-3).