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Episode 133 June 5, 2021

Game Time: What Naomi Osaka’s exit tells us about tennis and the media

The standoff between world number two Naomi Osaka and the top officials of the French Open came to a head earlier this week with the former withdrawing from the Grand Slam tournament. The entire matter has raised several questions about tennis and the role of media, and has once again highlighted the concerns around mental health. In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda discuss their biggest takeaway from the incident, what officials should have done, and whether press conferences should continue to remain mandatory.


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Game Time: What Naomi Osaka’s exit tells us about tennis and the mediaThe standoff between world number two Naomi Osaka and the top officials of the French Open came to a head earlier this week with the former withdrawing from the Grand Slam tournament. The entire matter has raised several questions about tennis and the role of media, and has once again highlighted the concerns around mental health. In this episode, hosts Gaurav Bhatt and Mihir Vasavda discuss their biggest takeaway from the incident, what officials should have done, and whether press conferences should continue to remain mandatory. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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