“Heading to Australia. New challenges, new experiences, new emotions. To 2020! ”, He tweeted Paula Badosa, illustrating the message with an image at the El Prat airport with his coach Xavi Budó, with whom he began an adventure that began in September 2018 and continues in 2020 with the work to recover a former champion of the Junior Roland Garros who was about to hang up the racket.
At the age of 22, he begins a campaign in the top-100 for the first time, which will allow him to go to the Australian Open without having to go through some previous phases that do await you in the New Zealand WTA Auckland, from Saturday January 4, and the Australian tournament of Hobart, next week.
100 singles matches in 2019
The Girona, from Begur Although accidentally born in New York, she is 97th in the ranking, in which she has the 86th best place on September 23, 2019. A lot of work done during an exhausting year of 2019, in which she counted 100 encounters singles, with 57 wins and 33 losses according to WTA statistics. Continuous learning to refresh concepts and consolidate them from the values it demands Xavi Budó, known for their prolific career alongside Carla Suarez.
After a brief recovery vacation, Badosa immediately intensified her physical, sports and mental preparation to face a decisive 2020 for her. He even made a specific concentration on Marbella two weeks.
Overcome the state of depression, as he revealed by sharing his experiences publicly, recovering the illusion for tennis, Badosa seeks to take another step forward in the WTA Tour, as he has greater access to the main tables.
Among the current basic goals, achieving a first Grand Slam victory. He made his debut, after passing the respective ‘qualys’, in Australia, Wimbledon and US Open, but giving in in the opening rounds.
Tough frames at the Auckland WTA
In Auckland, she is the third on the official list of players registered in a powerful preliminary phase, led by Kateryna Kozlova and Kristie Ahn and also with Camilia Giorgi or Coco Vandeweghe, as well as the Catalan Aliona Bolsava.
As headliners, Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Bianca Andreescu and Coco Gauff. Carla Suárez also has a place in this interesting competition.