Belgian Elise Mertens imputed Victoria Azarenka for doing what right and enjoying too goood after she had been knocked from the US Open Grand Slam championship on Wednesday in straight sets. The Belarusian was quite notable in her 6-1, 6-0 triumph – that lasted 73 moments – departing Mertens with no replies about the court.
“I think she’s played quite consistent. Additionally, you understand, I attempted to play competitive, but she had everything in check. I feel as I had to do just a tiny bit longer. Really the games were fairly close, but nevertheless I could not complete it outside so that the score is a bit uneven (grinning ).
I mean, I did not actually play a poor game. It was simply not good enough now. She played extremely well, zero mistakes. I mean, her function was functioning. Like, she came into the game with her function.”
Elise Mertens unable to find answers to Victoria Azarenka’s match
Prior to this game, Azarenka had stated she was rather impressed with Mertens’ match along with her ability to blend her up and discover solutions.
However, the Belgian was unable to do the exact same on Wednesday because she confessed in her press conference at New York. “I attempted to find answers. I believe I could not make her, just like, in trouble. I believe she was fairly certain but also fairly comfy on court.
Even though she had been running, she hit the chunks. She wasn’t reaching. I could not get her to that hit. I attempted to arrive at the internet, it did not work. I attempted to find answers, attack her next function. I would not say it was not my day since I believe I did not do anything very wrong.
I believe she did everything right. Mertens claims that going back to Europe for the clay court season is going to be a hard challenge – particularly emotionally. “I think that it’s a psychological game. Tennis is certainly a psychological game.
Additionally physically only be prepared for those long games. The slipping is back. I played with in Prague, in Palermo. I understand just a small bit already how I could proceed on clay, how exactly I really do need to correct. I played with clay into hard court, I play with hard court to clay.
I could still recall just a little bit how it had been. I must be ready. But with the jetlag and what it’ll be somewhat difficult.” The 24 year old Elise Mertens has lost in the quarter-finals of this US Open for the second year in a row.