Report: Naomi Osaka Will Not Play in Wimbledon

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Sports Illustrated

By Madison Williams The four-time Grand Slam champion previously said the grass court major would be “like an exhibition” since no ranking points will be rewarded. Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the 2022 Wimbledon tournament, per BBC Sport. This will make it the third year in a row that the Japanese player has been absent at Wimbledon. The tournament was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She then skipped the 2021 tournament to spend time with family before the Tokyo Olympics. The 24-year-old has not played since the French Open, in which she lost in t…

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