This year's Australian Open will begin on February 8 after players quarantined ahead of the first grand slam of the year.
To participate in the tournaments in Australia, the Japanese professional served mandatory two-weeks under quarantine in Adelaide.
Davenport asserts the third-ranked Osaka will dominant women's tennis for the next five to seven years.
Mori also said he will hold discussions with Bach, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto in February to prepare for the games, which were delayed from 2020 due to the global health crisis. "I assume she will".
"I was very surprised to learn that the Tokyo Organising Committee wanted to charge the sponsors extra for the postponement", said Payne.
"We only want her to play if she is ready to go and she's happy".
The World Games take place every four years - a year after the Summer Olympic Games - and feature athletes, sports and disciplines that are not part of the Olympics.
The United States will be the defending Olympic champions in both the women and men's tournaments at Tokyo 2020
But, more than the athletes and herself, the 3-time Grand Slam champion is concerned about the people of Japan. Japanese COVID infections in particular have reached a record high.
Ahead of the Australian Open, Osaka is playing the Gippsland Trophy, where she will face either Alize Cornet or Ajla Tomljanovic in the second round.
"Under the circumstances, I'm not sure this was a true spirit of partnership - the International Olympic Committee just rolled on all their TOP (Worldwide Partner) contracts for the year". "I don't know, there's so many interesting new people".
"I hope that the Olympics really will happen, for sure", said Kvitová, as reported by Agence France-Presse.
Davenport, one of the rare champions to hold the world No. 1 ranking in both singles and doubles, views Osaka's dynamic aggression, her family support and her maturity managing on-court stress along with off-court role as brand ambassador for Nike, Louis Vuitton and Tag Heuer, among others, as signs she's ready to take charge of women's tennis. "We've seen her stress on court, but we've seen her to come into a person of her own in the last few years".
"There is still time to deploy a site selection team to Florida to meet with statewide and local officials on holding the Olympics in the Sunshine State", Patronis said in the letter to IOC President Thomas Bach.