Naomi Osaka Speaks out for the First Time Since Serena Williams’ Meltdown

‘I just felt very emotional and I felt like I had to apologize’

Naomi Osaka Speaks out for the First Time Since Serena Williams’ Meltdown (The Smoke Room)

U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka finally broke her silence after her victory against Serena Williams went viral on Saturday.

Osaka defeated Williams following the star’s emotional court-side meltdown to umpire Carlos Ramos, where she ultimately accused him of sexism for upholding tournament rules on coaching and civility.

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