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Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open, will ‘take some time away’ from tennis after controversy over media obligations

By d’Arcy Maine for ESPN Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open, announcing Monday on social media that she will “take some time away from the court” one day after she was fined and threatened with harsher sanctions for skipping her mandatory media obligations. Osaka, in a lengthy statement, said she “never wanted to be a distraction” […]