4 days after she had the dignity of lighting the Olympic Cauldron on the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, tennis star Naomi Osaka‘s shot at a medal is over.
The 23-year-old athlete, who’s the No. 2 ranked participant on the earth, is out of the 2020 Tokyo Video games after dropping to the Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova within the tennis competitors’s third spherical on Tuesday, July 27. Marketa, 22, who’s Forty second-ranked, defeated Naomi in straight units, 6-1 and 6-4.
“It is robust for her additionally enjoying in Japan and within the Olympics,” Marketa instructed reporters after the win, in response to the Related Press. “It is a lot strain, I can’t think about.”
Naomi, who was representing the host nation, gave a short assertion to the press after the match. In her feedback, she mentioned the “scale” of the Olympics had been a problem for her, notably since she has not participated in a tennis match since taking a break from the game in Might to deal with her psychological well being.