MADRID, 20 May. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Spanish tennis player Paula Badosa confessed that she aspires to find "calm" on the court to get all her game, after a tour of irregular land, something that she perceives since her arrival in Paris, in search of a 'reset' in the important appointment of Roland Garros.
"I came as a fan when I was 10 years old, it's always special. I came to see Rafa, he was my idol. I'm still a tennis fan, I love watching matches. I've been watching matches from the previous one. I like to see new players, from different levels", said this Friday the Catalan in her first press conference.
Badosa, who reached the quarterfinals at the French Open last year, is now one of the favorites at number three in the world. A meteoric rise that she still assimilates and that she does not want to influence her game. The Spaniard managed only one victory in the Madrid and Rome tournaments in recent weeks.
"I hope something changes. I feel different. I felt a bit calmer when I arrived in Paris, so maybe it's my 'reset'. My team is helping me in this too. It's a tough situation that I'm learning from. I want to try to manage everything as best as possible. Everything is very new, sometimes it scares me and I think it's great for me," he confessed.
"I am working on trying to free myself on the court and raise my level. I think that when I feel free and calm, I will have nerves, but with that calm I will play well and competitively. That is what I am looking for and what I am trying to find here at Roland Garros ", term.