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Aryna Sabalenka shares a brutal confession after the US Open defeat

Aryna Sabalenka shares a brutal confession after the US Open defeat
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Aryna Sabalenka was defeated by Coco Gauff within the closing of the 2023 US Open, however from Monday she would be the new no.1 within the WTA rating.On the press convention, the Belarusian tennis participant spoke about this and rather more, revealing her emotions.

A superb 12 months with the achievement of at the least the semifinal in every Grand Slam however just one success.Sabalenka defined: “To start with I need to say thanks to everybody. There are good issues and never so good issues clearly from this match, however I settle for every thing and that is fantastic.

It is a course of, we’re studying and I believe I’ll take a lesson from all this, and I’ll come again stronger.”Then commenting on the defeat in opposition to Coco, she stated: “In the course of the first set I managed my feelings fairly nicely, I used to be solely targeted on myself and never on my opponent or the general public.

Coco moved extremely in the present day, however it should be stated that from the second set I began to suppose an excessive amount of and from that second on my pictures misplaced energy. I made too many errors and for example I performed in opposition to myself, however the unhealthy factor is that I nonetheless have these issues and so they have not completely disappeared.

I’ll work tougher in order that subsequent time it does not occur and above all that you simply not really feel drained, as occurred in the present day. Cori moved and defended very nicely, higher than anybody else, I used to be compelled to all the time play yet another ball however generally I believe that in the present day it was largely all my fault, she defended nicely and in key moments she was higher.”

Sabalenka talks additionally concerning the crowd

The Belarusian additionally spoke concerning the crowd on the Arthur Ashe Stadium: “The gang? I did not play in opposition to the gang, I obtained many messages of assist once I was right here, however clearly within the closing the gang supported her and never me.

She is nineteen years previous , she’s American and he or she’s taking part in a Grand Slam closing, all of that is unbelievable and that is why tonight we will say that she wrote historical past. I anticipated this environment, I did not need to react to the general public as a result of I knew they’d cost much more, however she felt comfy with herself and it confirmed on the courtroom.

Typically I get too emotional, in the present day on the pitch I believed an excessive amount of and made so many absurd errors. Within the second set I made numerous it and I helped her not solely to get again into the match but additionally to make her consider she might win.

It was a problem in opposition to myself. Overall it is an enormous achievement and I am happy with myself. Now my purpose is to complete the season in first place, attain the highest and keep there.”



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