Garbine Muguruza: “Rafael Nadal is an example”

Last year, beating Barbora Krejcikova in the final, Garbine Muguruza conquered the WTA tournament in Dubai expressing an excellent level of play. After the disappointment gained at the Australian Open, where she left the first Grand Slam of the year in the second round, the Spaniard will return to the court in Dubai and will face one of the players coming from the qualifiers on her debut.

If she wins, Muguruza could then find Victoria Azarenka in her path, but she will have to beat Veronika Kudermetova’s competition in the first round. Now Muguruza exalts Rafael Nadal after his success at the Australian Open 2022.

She said: “The title won last year in Dubai meant a lot to me. It was a very strange tournament. I reached Dubai at the last minute, because I had played the final in Doha, without a large part of my team. It was still a great experience and it was worth it.

He gave me a lot of confidence for the rest of the season.

Garbine Muguruza: “Rafael Nadal is an example”
It was disappointing to lose in the second round in Australia. I told myself I had to change a few things. I started training even harder and preparing for this tour on hardcourt.

It’s always disappointing to lose so early in a Grand Slam, but you have to move on. . Now I’m in Dubai. It’s a good tournament and I have to concentrate to get another good result.” The Spaniard finally commented on the success achieved by Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

The Majorcan overtook Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in the race for the Grand Slam record by winning the twenty-first Major in his career. She said: “Nadal’s victory against Medvedev? It was an incredible final. I remember seeing the match at different times, considering that the course of the match changed constantly.

It was an unforgettable match. I can’t watch so many games, due to the weather, training or schedule, but I couldn’t miss this final. It was impressive. Rafa is the perfect example of what it means to never give up.”


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