Connect with us

Sportswire

Naomi Osaka seemingly responds to being fined for media boycott

Naomi Osaka is in danger of being disqualified from the French Open if her media boycott continues, but it does not sound like she intends to back down. Osaka was fined $15,000 for skipping her mandatory news conference following her first-round win over Patricia Maria Tig on Sunday. Officials from the four Grand Slam tournaments… Read More

The post Naomi Osaka seemingly responds to being fined for media boycott appeared first on Larry Brown Sports.

Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka is in danger of being disqualified from the French Open if her media boycott continues, but it does not sound like she intends to back down.

Osaka was fined $15,000 for skipping her mandatory news conference following her first-round win over Patricia Maria Tig on Sunday. Officials from the four Grand Slam tournaments announced in a joint statement that Osaka could face more serious sanctions if she continues to avoid the media, including a potential default at the French Open.

Shortly after the announcement, Osaka sent a cryptic tweet.

Most people interpreted that to mean Osaka is not going to change her approach.

Osaka, 23, shared the news on social media Wednesday night that she will not be engaging with the media during the French Open. She cited the need to protect her mental health as the reason for her decision and said she would pay her way out of any fines she faces.

Osaka exited a press conference early following a tough loss at Wimbledon in 2019. You can see that video here. She has never advanced past the third round at the French Open.

The post Naomi Osaka seemingly responds to being fined for media boycott appeared first on Larry Brown Sports.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent

MLB1 year ago

The Greatest Sports Call in Broadcasting History

Kirk Gibson’s 1988 World Series home run was a baseball play that occurred in Game 1 of the 1988 World...

NFL1 year ago

Rob Gronkowski “Just Joking” About Having Bucs’ Playbook

Rob Gronkowski posted a note on social media Wednesday to make clear that he was just joking when talking about...

MLB1 year ago

MLB Proposes 3-Division 2020 Play Based on Geography

MLB is one of the games genuinely faithful to its legacy, however even they are thinking about radical changes because...

NHL1 year ago

NHL Eyes December to Start 2020-21 Season

The 2019-20 NHL season has been suspended for about a month and a half now as the world fights the...

NHL1 year ago

5 Greatest Hockey Players of All-Time

This list hasn’t changed in 20 years. I can’t envision the rundown changing at any point in the near future....

NFL1 year ago

NFL Draft Made These 3 Teams Playoff Contenders

The 2020 NFL Draft spoke to an open door for NFL groups to drastically improve their lists with the expectations...

NCAAF1 year ago

Trevor Lawrence Heavy Favorite to be #1 Pick 2021 Draft

The 2020 NFL Draft is in the books and the football world is as of now amped up for the...

MLB1 year ago

Fan Made Epic Fenway Park Map in Fortnite

The COVID-19 pandemic has forestalled avid supporters from getting a charge out of baseball for about two months. While baseball...

NBA1 year ago

Vegas: Dennis Rodman Potential Successor to Kim Jong-Un

There’s a great deal of disarray encompassing the soundness of Kim Jong-un, the 36-year-old Supreme Leader of Democratic People’s Republic...

NBA1 year ago

Blake Griffin Calls Out TMZ Coverage

Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin was as of late an objective of TMZ, which posted a strange article about him...