In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo, Japan's Naomi Osaka walks into Margaret Court Arena for her second round singles match against China's Zheng Saisai at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia. Osaka has been selected by The Associated Press as the Female Athlete of the Year. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File)

The Defender Network’s Associate Editor Aswad Walker celebrates tennis star Naomi Osaka’s bold stance to prioritize her mental health, and shouts out the positive impact her decision will have on the entire nation.