Osaka tweeted, “Hello, as many of you are aware I was scheduled to play my semifinals match tomorrow. However, before I am an athlete, I am a black woman.”
Williams is already prepping to enter the next scheduled Grand Slam tournament, the US Open, which is slated to begin in New York on August 31.
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After giving birth to her daughter, in 2010, the former India No 1 made her comeback as a 33-year-old and played for India in the Commonwealth Games 2010.
“This is a decision that we have not taken lightly, and we have done so with the highest regard for public health and the wellbeing of all those who come together to make Wimbledon happen,”
“Now I’ve been social distancing for actually a really long time, for probably two weeks now, and every little thing makes me crazy.”
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The Indian team defeated Indonesia 2-1 and will take on either Latvia or the Netherlands in April in the play-offs.
Maria Sharapova, who won her maiden Grand Slam title in 2004, announced retirement from tennis at the age of 32.
“I just remember it was windy and being angry, hating my now-husband Alexis Ohanian. I was like ‘I can’t stand you and I don’t know why,” recalled Williams.
“There’s a lot of girls that are deserving of that centre-court spot,” the experienced player said.