‘Raw and Sad’ – Chris Evert pays moving tribute to Selena Gomez after watching her intense documentary

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Naomi Osaka, who opened the discussion in tennis on mental health, hailed Selena Gomez’s documentary. Singer-songwriter Selena Gomez has opened up about her battles with mental health through her documentary. After her, Chris Evert also praised the documentary and expressed his views via Twitter.

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Addressing mental health issues is not domain specific. From everyday people to celebrities, people have struggled with this despite their name and fame.

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After Naomi Osaka, Chris Evert hails Selena Gomez’s documentary

American tennis legend Chris Evert recently watched the documentary by world-renowned singer-songwriter, Selena Gomez. In the documentary, she detailed her experience with mental health issues. Evert praised her for telling her story so boldly and letting people know about her battles and struggles.

However, she also saw the meaning behind it which was inspiring and motivating for the viewer. She stated, “Selena Gomez’s documentary My Mind and Me is a must-watch. Addressing mental health issues like depression, loneliness, anxiety… We’ve all been there and Selena’s story is raw and sad, but also inspiring!

Apart from her, four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka also praised Gomez for the documentary. Osaka has always been honest about his mental health issues and it has raised awareness about the issues faced by top players.

Mental Health Issues Among High-Performance Players and Athletes

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It’s not just Osaka that’s been pulling out their battles. His initiative to talk about it has led to other players opening up about their own issues as well.

American tennis player Chris Evert-Lloyd competing at The Championships, Wimbledon, London, June-July 1982. (Photo by Tony Duffy/Getty Images)

Former world number 1 Chris Evert is also among them. She bonded with the Gomez documentary because even she suffered from it. She opened up about the therapy she went through after divorcing her third husband, Greg Norman.

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Olympian Simone Biles also fell back from the podium citing her struggles. All of this made people aware of the humanistic nature of even the most successful athletes.

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