The winners count was 30-14 in your favor. Did you consciously resolve to go for it even more after the injury?
Yeah, at that point I knew I couldn't run as much. I knew if I
was going to get stretched out it was going to be more painful. It was
kind of that thing if you have it, go for it, because I'm probably not
going to last that long in a rally. That's kind of what I did.
I think a lot of players would have been happy with this tournament. I'm
happy with progress. I'm not happy with a loss, I'll tell you that.
I think your match against Madison will be the second to play
for the semis. Talk about the different mindset between playing the
first semis and the second semis. What's the experience?
The one thing is you'll get to know who you play in the
final, so you have that in the back of your mind. That's about it.
There's really no big difference. I've played first; I've played second a
I tried to change something today on return, but it didn't work out
well, you know. Yeah, she just didn't give me any time to breathe on the
Before today did the fan in you think Venus and Serena in another Grand Slam semifinal would be cool?
Personally I was kind of thinking I would really like to be in
the semifinals. But I wasn't really thinking about that.