“Mainly I really feel like I’m form of at this level the place I’m attempting to determine what I wish to do, and I actually don’t know after I’m going to play my subsequent tennis match,” Osaka stated. “I believe I’m going to take a break from enjoying for some time.”

Osaka has struggled together with her psychological well being. She withdrew from the French Open earlier than her second-round match in Could, and skipped Wimbledon. She misplaced within the Olympics in her native Japan and within the spherical of 16 to on the Western & Southern Open earlier than the US Open.

Within the US Open, Osaka superior to the third spherical by way of walkover after her second-round opponent withdrew with sickness. She defeated Marie Bouzkova within the first spherical Monday.