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    14 Sport Stars Who Spoke Out About Depression

    "…but this monster is going to be the toughest fight of my life."

    1. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

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    The10-time WWE World Champion spoke about his experience with depression on Oprah’s Master Class.

    2. Serena Williams

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    In an interview with USA Today, the 22-time Grand Slam winner discussed her off-court battle with depression.

    3. Oscar De La Hoya

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    The Olympic gold-medal-winning boxer talked about his use of alcohol to deal with depression in an interview with the Spanish-language network Univision.

    4. Dean Robertson

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    Italian Open champion golfer Dean Robertson spoke about the way depression impacted his career in an interview with The Guardian.

    5. Ian Thorpe

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    The five-time Olympic gold medal swimmer opened up about his mental health in an interview with The Guardian.

    6. Dame Kelly Holmes

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    The middle-distance Olympic double-gold medalist talked about her depression during an interview with CBBC'S Newsround

    7. John Kirwan

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    The former All Blacks player wrote about depression in his book Stand by Me.

    8. Michael Yardy

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    In an interview with The Telegraph, the England cricketer talked about how the public perception of depression needs to change.

    9. Victoria Pendleton

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    The gold-medal-winning cyclist writes about her experiences with depression in her 2012 autobiography, Between the Lines.

    10. Allison Schmitt

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    In an interview with Today's Jenna Bush Hager, the Olympic record setting swimmer spoke about her struggles with depression.

    11. Terry Bradshaw

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    The Pro Football Hall of Famer discussed his depression in an interview with CBN.

    12. Clarke Carlisle

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    The Premier League player Clarke Carlisle talked about his depression in an interview on Good Morning Britain.

    13. Joey Votto

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    The four-time MLB All-Star spoke with the Bleacher Report about his absence from the sport due to depression.

    14. Amanda Beard

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    In a Q&A with Time magazine, the seven-time Olympic medalist and former world record holder talked about her struggles with depression.

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