The tennis officials' statement followed Osaka's stunning withdrawal from the French Open a day earlier.
“Not everyone is the same," the tennis legend said. "I’m thick. Other people are thin. Everyone is different and everyone handles things differently."
Andreescu is both the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam and the first player born in the 2000s to capture the honor.
Labor Day weekend started off with a smash for Serena Williams, who welcomed her first child with husband Alexis Ohanian.
On Sport and Society this is Dick Crepeau reminding you that you don't need to be a good sport to be a bad loser.
Consider this look her 23rd grand slam.
Their achievements in the sport, as black athletes who defied the odds, already merits their classification as living legends in their own right. Yet as the eyes of a nation watched with intense interest, and as their fingers tweeted every development in real time, one of the sisters stood poised to reach a rare historic feat with a U.S. Open championship this year.
Jordan Spieth is young enough to be the son of a lot of the players on tour, but he did what is sometimes difficult for even seasoned veterans. He lost graciously, respectfully and admirably in heartbreaking circumstances.
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