On the front page, the media boycotted at Roland Garros.
Boycotted by one of the best players in the world, one of the tournament favorites, Naomi Osaka. The Japanese announced yesterday that she would not participate in press conferences, which is however mandatory. It is therefore exposed to heavy fines, it is aware of it and it assumes. She says she wants to preserve her sanity in this way. She explains that she can’t stand being asked the same questions that sometimes make her doubt. These statements angered the organizer of the competition, the French Tennis Federation. “This is a phenomenal error and unacceptable behavior” said its president, Gilles Moretton.
Roland-Garros which begins this Sunday and whose first matches will be broadcast on France Télévisions.
And first bullets from 11 am on the public service channels … This is one of the novelties this year. The broadcast of the competition begins four hours earlier than in the last edition. Another novelty is the arrival of Julien Benneteau in the team of consultants. The former player, winner in doubles, at Roland Garros, joins Mary Pierce, Justine Hénin, Sébastien Grosjean and Michaël Llodra. Julien Benneteau, who will be seen in particular with the host Laurent Luyat, in the studio, installed on the terrace of the central court, the Philippe-Chatrier court. Comments Fabien Lévêque, Matthieu Lartot, Benoît Durand and Inès Lagdiri. At the edge of the courts, Cé …
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