Response to the choice of tennis star Naomi Osaka to withdraw from the French Open on Monday, citing nervousness:
“I really feel for Naomi. Not everybody is similar. I’m thick. Different individuals are skinny. Everyone seems to be completely different and everybody handles issues in a different way. You simply need to let her deal with it the way in which she desires to and one of the best ways she thinks she will. That’s the one factor I can say: I believe she is doing the perfect she will.” — Serena Williams.
“I’m so unhappy about Naomi Osaka. I really hope she might be okay. As athletes we’re taught to handle our physique, and maybe the psychological & emotional side will get brief shrift. That is about greater than doing or not doing a press convention. Good luck Naomi- we’re all pulling for you!” — Martina Navratilova.
“It’s extremely courageous that Naomi Osaka has revealed her reality about her battle with melancholy. Proper now, the vital factor is that we give her the area and time she wants. We want her properly. — Billie Jean King.
“You shouldnt ever need to make a decison like this-but so rattling spectacular taking the excessive street when the powers that be dont shield their very own. main respect.” — Warriors guard Stephen Curry.
“Love, respect, and constructive vitality your method.” — Cavaliers forward Kevin Love.
“It’s so unhappy that we’re in a time that when an adolescent tells you they need assistance or a break, folks reply with anger and a scarcity of assist! I stand with you … Your psychological well being is simply as vital as your bodily well being.” — Former WNBA star Lisa Leslie.
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