Were you aware of the hindrance rule?
I thought it was the same as the hat rule; I guess I need to read the rule book.
It's a little different because I've watched her like, play on TV. I watched her play Sharapova at the French. That just seemed like a long ways away. But I think us both being in the finals it like, leveled the playing field, and kind of, you know, brought her down from a little pedestal that I might have put her on like a few months ago.
After that first set, I kind of sat down, and I could feel my heart pounding out of my chest, and I thought, "Okay, I'm a set up now; I've got a chance to win one out of the next two, and I've got a chance."
She's an underdog from Down Under.
I didn't think I'd be standing here today. I didn't think I'd be standing, let alone standing here.
You didn't have a big celebration. You didn't sort of fall to your knees or anything like that.
Oh, my gosh. No. No.
Two years ago the umpire was from northern Europe, Danish or Swedish, Louise; today was a Greek called Eva. Blonde both. Did you confuse them?
I don't know. I mean, I don't know. Maybe. Probably for sure.
Does it feel the way you thought it would?
I think it does. I think so.