The blows in both the Olympics and the US Open were difficult for Naomi Osaka to take in. A set of little fortuitous situations took her away from the courts to be calm in body, and above all, in mind.
However, it seems that time is over: “I know I’ll be playing again soon, because I feel like I’m in good shape to play again. I’m not interested in winning or losing right now, I just want to enjoy playing tennis. I like competition and every game I play I do it to win. A few months ago, it happened to me that the longer the games dragged on, the more I liked them. Now the opposite happens, the longer I stay on the track, the more stress I have. I needed this break to be myself again. “
This is how the Japanese manifested herself in statements to UbiTennis. Knowing her withdrawal from Indian Wells, the 7th in the WTA ranking is expected to reappear before the Finals in Guadalajara. that could appear as the last big goal of the season.