On the same day, Naomi crashed out, Flora Duffy delivered gold for Bermuda for the first time in the tiny island’s history.
Japanese star, Naomi Osaka's dream of winning an Olympic medal this year has been dashed after she crashed out of the tennis competition on Tuesday.
She lost 6-1, 6-4 to Marketa Vondrousova.
On the same day, Flora Duffy delivered gold for Bermuda for the first time in the tiny island’s history.
Osaka, who lit the Olympic cauldron in last week’s opening ceremony, produced an error-strewn performance in losing 6-1, 6-4 to Marketa Vondrousova, ending her cherished dream of winning on home soil.
According to AFP, the 23-year-old — one of the faces of the Tokyo Games — had not played since May, when she walked out of the French Open saying media commitments were harming her mental health.