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Tennis-Citing mental health concerns, Osaka says she won’t do press at French Open

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(Reuters) -Four-times Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday said she will not take questions from the press at this year’s French Open, saying the nature of news conferences puts an undue burden on players’ mental health. “I’m writing this to say I’m not going to do any press during Roland Garros,” the Japanese player wrote on Twitter. “I’ve often felt that people have no regard for athletes mental health and this rings true whenever I see a press conference or partake in one. “We’re often sat there and asked questions that we’ve been asked multiple times before or asked questions that …

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