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Netflix's 'Naomi Osaka' Documentary Shows Tennis Star's Struggles On And Off The Court

Naomi Osaka of Japan prepares to return to Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland during second round of the tennis competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
Naomi Osaka of Japan prepares to return to Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland during second round of the tennis competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

Netflix documentary “Naomi Osaka” depicts the life of the tennis champion as she struggles on and off the court.

It’s an especially relevant watch this week when Osaka faltered in the Olympics after being its torchbearer.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans joins us to discuss this and more.

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