Naomi Osaka back at French Open after last year’s controversy

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Naomi Osaka is back at the French Open looking for her first championship at Roland Garros.Osaka bowed out of last year’s tournament citing mental health reasons and vowed to avoid talking to the media. She created a firestorm in the process, receiving support from some, criticism from others. On Friday, she returned to the clay court and addressed the media.“I’m not going to lie. When I first came here, I was very worried,” Osaka admitted. “I was just kind of worried if there would be people that — of course, I also didn’t like how I handled the situation — but I was worried that there were people that I offended some way, and I would just kind of bump into them.“But I think everyone has been really positive, for the most part. I’m not really so sure. I was also very worried about this press conference because I knew I’d get a lot of questions about this.“NAOMI OSAKA BREAKS DOWN IN TEARS, BRIEFLY EXITS PRESS CON …

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