Faced with the painful and early elimination she suffered at the US Open, Naomi Osaka questioned when she will play again. Starting from this, received an encouraging message from Billie Jean King, one of the best tennis players in history.
“Take all the time you need to recover, rest, and heal. I send you my love and support“, the American told the young Japanese woman.
Take all the time you need to recover, rest, and heal, @naomiosaka.
Sending you love and support.
– Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) September 4, 2021
It should be remembered that the 3rd in the world, who defended the title obtained in 2020, could not before the 18-year-old Leylah Fernández and after the meeting he left several statements at a press conference.
In this sense, in one of his messages, he said: “When I win, I don’t feel happy. I feel more like a relief. And then when I lose, I feel very sad. I don’t think that’s normal“.
In this way, the encouragement of Billie Jean King is given in a context in which The Japanese woman needs support to strengthen her spirits and to be able to continue competing at the highest level, despite the adversities that it may have in the different tournaments.