Naomi Osaka lost at Wimbledon Monday, it was a tough loss.
The tournament’s No. 2 seed fell in the first round to 39th-ranked Yulia Putintseva, 7-6 (4), 6-2. It was her third loss in three matches against Putintseva, including a loss two weeks ago at the Birmingham Classic.
Naomi Osaka cuts news conference short after Wimbledon upset:
‘I feel like I’m about to cry’
“I feel like I’m about to cry.”
Naomi Osaka cut an emotional figure in her post-match press conference before she had to cut it short.
— BBC Tennis (@bbctennis) July 1, 2019
Osaka, beat Serena Williams for the 2018 U.S. Open title in one of the most talked-about sporting events of the year.
The U.S. Open trophy ceremony moved Osaka to tears when Williams’ home crowd erupted in boos over the controversy.
Osaka has since fired her coach. She lost in the third round of the French Open and entered play at Wimbledon ranked No. 2 in the world.
Seems like her youth is catching up with her. Not everyone can handle the pressure.
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