“Here you're within the semi-finals of the Grand Slam after a really strong match. I think about that you're glad along with your efficiency.
Yes, very glad. Carlos is among the finest gamers on this planet, virtually not possible to beat. I knew that to get there I had to put out my finest tennis from the primary level as a result of, if he leads, he beneficial properties much more confidence. And on this case, it is very exhausting to come again. So I'm happy to have gained in 4 units and never 5.
“I should not present my feelings an excessive amount of as a result of it tires you out and takes your vitality away. So I knew that I had to keep calm all through the sport. »
Throughout the match, you have been felt to be very calm, in full management of your self. It's not widespread for you.
I knew the match could be lengthy and really bodily. I should not present my feelings an excessive amount of as a result of it tires you out and takes your vitality away. So I knew that I had to keep calm all through the match, even when I missed possibilities within the third, which I misplaced by the way in which. And I additionally had to keep calm once I was 5-4 within the final set.
In the tie-break, the sport went his approach, then mine, then his… So it was good tennis. We did not miss any pictures, it was actually an excellent stage. And I'm happy to have been in a position to seize the alternatives within the tie-break. It did not go the primary time, however I managed to snatch the win and I'm glad I did.
And now will probably be Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal.
Yes… There's a cause they're the perfect at Grand Slams. One has 21 and the opposite 20. That means they have been dictating the sport for 20 years. It's true that I by no means beat them in a Grand Slam, however I wasn't far off, I feel. There have been hard-fought matches, however there's a very huge distinction between a hard-fought match and a victory. But right this moment I gained a variety of confidence and I hope that may permit me to handle the sport to come. »