Osaka, Kenin, Swiatek pull out of U.S. Open tuneup in Montreal


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Did Montreal insist on press conferences?

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Did Montreal insist on press conferences?

no, its not worth playing in a minor tournament.

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The reality is that if you keep suddenly pulling out of tournaments, thus slewing schedules, you are less likely to get invited to events. You also encourage other players/athletes to act similarly.

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Seems like there always has to be an issue.

If osaka continues down this path

of whining, she will be a flash in the pan in short order.

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no, its not worth playing in a minor tournament.

Right, just like minor tournaments like Wimbledon and the French Open, not worth it either.

Only that ill conceived Tokyo event between England and Canada worth going to, but what's tennis got to do with it?

Being THE torch lighter and THE center of attention, her 'greatest athletic achievement' was definitely a suffering she painstakingly overcame her shyness for.

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no, its not worth playing in a minor tournament.

WTA 1000 tournaments are not minor, unless you think Grand Slams are the only tournaments on the tour.

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I think it is time for Osaka to retire.

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