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At the Tokyo Olympics, superstar Naomi Osaka suffered a surprise loss to Czech Marquette Vondrosova.
The Japanese, ranked No. 2 in the world, fell in two sets (6-1, 6-4) in a match in which the opponent was able to knock her out. Independent territory With the left side in the network.
Osaka had won its previous two matches Relative simplicity After a gap of two months. But on Tuesday conditions were different and the game was played indoors under a rain-covered roof.
The 23-year-old Osaka has been one of the most notable figures in sports in the Japanese capital Run cauldron Olympian at the opening ceremony last week.
This is the first match Osaka has played since withdrawing from the French Open in June “Chronically Depressed” Since winning his first Grand Slam title in 2018.
After successful wins in the first two rounds, Osaka looked for a medal, but remained steadfast. 32 unenforceable errors Before Vondrosova who made only 10 people.
“I feel like there was definitely Lots of pressure“Osaka said after the loss.” Since I have never played in the Olympics before, I think the first year it was more. “
“I’m not saying I made a mistake this time, but I know my expectations were too high. More“.
“I think my attitude is not so good because I don’t know how to deal with that pressure, so this is the best thing I could have done in this situation.”
With the defeat of Osaka, Tokyo 2020 tennis is without its two biggest figures, after falling to world number one and Wimbledon champion Ash Party in the first round.
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