The tennis world is uncovering a new young tennis star in Wimbledon after 15-year-old Coco Gauff reached the 2nd week at the Championships after dazzling the crowd with her fantastic performance.
However, on the other side, another youngster is struggling as former world no.1 Naomi Osaka is battling with the expectations after she won the US Open and the Australian Open back to back.
Naomi’s downturn commenced after her sudden and mysterious split with her coach Sascha Bajin just 2 weeks after her triumph in Melbourne, and recently the Japanese hit “a new low” after crashing out in the opening match in Wimbledon where she had to leave the press-conference room because she was on the verge of crying.
It seems that Osaka is struggling to deal with the pressure of going from being “no one” to one of the most influencing athletes in the world.
What’s wrong with Naomi Osaka. MOURATOGLOU
Patrick Mouratoglou, Serena Williams’ coach, talking to the National commented
“I think people are worried because she looks unhappy, generally speaking. She looks like she’s suffering from the situation. It’s a fact that she doesn’t look very comfortable and happy like she was maybe when she was winning the two grand slams. I also feel like the pressure is hurting her.
I think she won back-to-back grand slams because she didn’t think too much and she didn’t realize what she was doing and then she became No 1. I think at that point suddenly she realized everything and all the pressure came on her.”
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