Tennis: Djokovic salutes Osaka's stand on mental health at French Open

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Men's world No. 1 Novak Djokovic praised Naomi Osaka's "very brave" withdrawal from the French Open on Tuesday after the Japanese tennis star revealed her struggles with anxiety and depression. Statements and social media messages offering support and sympathy have flowed following Osaka's revelation, with many athletes from across the sporting spectrum joining Djokovic in applauding her decision to prioritize her mental health. "I support her. I think she was very brave to do that. I'm really sorry that she is going through painful times and suffering mentally. I hope she recovers. She's a ve...

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