Naomi Osaka dropped out of the French Open in the first round on Monday, 12 months after leaving the tournament.
Amanda Anisimova of the United States Amanda Anisimova, who suffered from errors, the Japanese star was defeated 7-5, 6-4, making eight double faults and making 29 unforced errors.
The former world number one and four-time main winner Osaka withdrew from Roland Garros in 2021, when she refused to fulfill her obligatory obligations in the media before revealing that she suffers from depression.
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Osaka was fined and threatened with a ban on the Grand Slam tournament for opposing press conferences, which she compared to “kicking people when they are violated.”
“It’s hard to see Naomi Osaka in the first round, so I knew it would be difficult,” said Anisimova, who sat at number 27.
“I knew I had to play my best tennis and the conditions were tough.”
On a cold wet day on the court Susan Langlen in the first six games had four breaks in the serve.
Osaka, who never made it to the third round in Paris, led 5-4 for a short time, but was interrupted for the third time in the 11th game due to his fourth double fault.
Anisimova, the 27th seeded, who stopped defending the Australian Open title in the Australian Open in Osaka in January, liked her as the Japanese star was left to regret her 17 unforced errors in the first.
Osaka, with her left ankle taped to protect against an injury that forced her not to participate in the Italian Open, was again broken in the seventh game of the second set.
Anisimova, who reached the semifinals in 2019, secured her victory in the third match point with a sharp forehand on the line.
Currently ranked 38th in the world, Osaka’s rankings will not go down much further as she did not defend points from last year’s tournament.