Naomi Osaka; spotlight, extra attention & Dubai defeat (this won’t get easier)

I’ll be honest, Naomi’s defeat to Mladenovic didn’t surprise. All the talk pre-tournament has been about her split with coach Sascha Bajin which she did open up about on site and her open and honest personality is refreshing. Naomi spoke following her defeat that the extra attention off the back of her success is something she has struggled to deal with. I see that however this is a global sport and the attention comes with it as do many sponsorship deals she’s signed since winning in New York. Now this is where people may not agree with me. I applaud … Continue reading Naomi Osaka; spotlight, extra attention & Dubai defeat (this won’t get easier)