Federer calls for evolution in player-media relationship

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 28 2021
Sports Federer calls for evolution in player-media relationship

The relationship between tennis players and the media needs to evolve and the sport must also do more to help the younger generation deal with negative comments on social media, Roger Federer said.

The issue of players' mental health came into the spotlight after Japan's Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open in a row with tournament officials over media duties. Osaka said she had been suffering from depression and anxiety and that interacting with the media had sometimes had a negative impact on her. (Reuters)

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 28 2021

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