Tennis and Social Justice

Tennis and Social Justice


If you follow tennis, you know that Naomi Osaka, 22, won the U.S. Open title this weekend. But, The Times writes, “she took on not only some of the toughest tennis players in the world but some of the thorniest social issues, as well.” The article continues:She handled the pressure on both fronts and returned to the fore in women’s tennis with Saturday’s gritty 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory. She wore seven masks with different names for each of her matches to honor Black victims of violence. She said it motivated her — “I wanted more people to say more names” — and she walked on… #Tennis #Social #Justice