Naomi Osaka at French Open news conference: 'I think I'm OK'
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis WriterPARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka is back at Roland Garros, and she spent time smiling and laughing at her own jokes during her pre-tournament news conference. She pulled out of last year’s French Open before the second round. She had been fined after deciding not to attend the mandatory news conference when she won her first-round match. Osaka’s last trip to the Grand Slam tournament in Paris was about her mindset and …
Osaka talks before French Open: 'I think I'm OK'
Naomi Osaka's self-assessment was "For the most part, I think I'm OK" as she took reporters' questions at her pre-tournament French Open news conference, a year after vowing to not "do any press" before withdrawing before the second round there.
Naomi Osaka at French Open news conference: ‘I think I’m OK’
PARIS >> Naomi Osaka cracked jokes at Roland Garros today — and, yes, laughed at those jokes. She smiled after some reporters’ questions. She paused to contemplate, as is her wont, before offering answers.