After finishing her involvement in the Australian Open, Laura Pigossi spoke solely with TenisBrasil and also stated that she “seized the moment” and that she left “everything on the court” in this Monday’s match against the American Caty McNally, 94th in the position. The number 2 tennis player in Brazil had actually entered the draw as a lucky-loser and bid farewell with the defeat by 7/5 and 6/1.
“I went into to contend as well as I think I shed the very first set in detail. I had two possibilities to remain in front, however I was reluctant a little and she started to place the ball on the court without thinking way too much”, said the Brazilian. Pigossi also mentioned that she needs to improve some aspects of her game, yet that she is on a course of evolution, and that she hopes to proceed playing big tournaments’.
Even if the defeat hurts, however with the entire year ahead, Pigossi plans to utilize the suit as a knowing experience. According to her, tournaments like the Australian Open offer her the chance to take her game to the following level as well as grow as an athlete. “I still have a lot to grow, and there’s no far better way to do that, than playing with the very best on a stage such as this”, commented the 28-year-old from São Paulo.
Despite the 6/1 in the second set, the Brazilian had a possibility to open up 4/0, given that she had break-points in the opponent’s first 2 offering games as well as dealt with long games in her solution. “I assumed the scoreboard was a bit misleading. There were 2 balls decided on the information, one also that hit the line, “she said. Pigossi admitted that he needs to enhance a bit tactically, as well as the mental facet of the game. “I need to have a much better understanding of the remaining rounds, ahead to the net a little even more and also to have a more solid offer”, she pointed out.
Satisfied with the efficiency in Australia, the previous leading 100 and also existing 112th in the ranking claims she will proceed to seek improvements in her game as well as really hopes to continue advancing, sharing the court with the best tennis players, playing high-level tournaments whenever possible. That next year I can come back even stronger and without having to play quali”, highlighted the Brazilian.
The Olympic champion returns to Barcelona, where she lives, later on this week. At the end of the month, she validated that she will certainly be playing WTA 125 in Cali, Colombia. With expectations of good results, the Brazilian tennis gamer wants to play in qualifiers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Indian Wells and Miami. “I intend to play big tournaments and keep expanding in the rankings”, she ended.