I'm just going to the hairdresser, manicure--who cares about tennis, right?
Every time I play against her she won against me very easy. So I
thought that I had to make my level higher, try to be much more
aggressive than any time, and try to keep focus every point. Even if I'm
going down like in the second, just keep going and try to be focus as I
How happy are you with the way that you are playing, the way
you're handling pressure, and how much confidence do you feel going into
the fourth round?
happy? Now I'm still happy. I don't know, because every day you have
like a different feeling, you know. Like when I play Aga I think I play
really good tennis, and then even today was also good. And then I don't
know how it's in Sunday. I hope I will be same.Yeah.
Yeah, doubles teams come and go, but we stick together. Why not, though?
She plays so well. I think she can rely on me out there, as well. It's a
match made in heaven maybe.
...yeah, at 19, I did not know what was going on. I had a big chance. You
know, I was up against Justine Henin a set and 4-2, 40-15. I had the
whole match in my hand and I was thinking about celebrating and I'm
going in the finals. Of course at the time I was inexperienced. I didn't
know what's happening. I was just a child, and, you know, I was playing
so well, though...
It's only been 15 years since you got to the second week of a slam. It's not that long.
I know, right? I feel good about the fact I'm 32 and I'm still here.
After so many matches I feel fit. I feel strong. I still have a few
years to catch up to Kimiko, so I'm good.