And if you could have changed one thing in your progression, which of course has been very even, but if you could change one thing in your early career...
No, I don't want to change anything. It was perfect. I'm happy how I am
now. Everythings are going how they have to be, so I'm happy
with the way I did in the past. Now in the future for sure I will do
also great job.
When the stakes get higher, I hit harder; I can't help it.
For me, this is very perplexing.
Tracy Austin, on Sloane Stephens' lack of progress
He's (Groenefeld) quite energetic in the box. Do you like that?
I don't think he was like that before. I think I just make everybody energetic.
...how were you playing differently then when you were making deeper runs in Grand Slams as opposed to right now?
That's something normally you guys write about because you guys
critique it. I mean, there's not much really I can do. It's a game. The
girl I played played a good match today. She played really solid. There
is a lot of things I could say that's different, have changed, better or
worse. That's just a matter of, I don't know, just things. I don't
Do you prefer to practice in private, though?
No. I like just to practice everywhere.
How disappointing is this for you?
I mean, it always is, especially in the Grand Slam your first week.
But, well, I think here is not really the new thing for me.