Paula Badosa: ‘You always want more, I’m looking forward to it’

Paula Badosa, 23 years old and 33rd in the world, continues to consolidate his best professional season. Also at Wimbledon he is making progress. He left in 2019 with an early defeat, after having passed the previous phase, in 2021 he has already entered the third round.

Beat the kazaja Yulia Putintseva 6-4 and 6-1, on Saturday she will face the Polish Magda Linette, surprising winner of the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, 6-3 and 6-4.

Before knowing who her rival would be, Badosa analyzed that “Svitolina is very quarrelsome, very good. He has won important titles, he has been a semifinalist. It has a thousand lives. And Linette loves to play on grass, very straight and has good timing. I expected a tough match between them and it is being ”, he announced. Perhaps, like most, she thought Elina would survive, but she was left out.

With the pill it has calmed me down, I was not feeling very well

Although for Paula Badosa her own state is more important. It depends on itself. He asked for medical assistance in his party, but it was a specific issue. “I was not feeling very well, maybe because of nerves. It was in the belly. With the pill I have calmed down, I have recovered quite well, “he explained.

“I am happy because there have been very complicated and tight moments, in which the result could have changed to one side or the other but I have managed to hold my nerves and I have given a very good level in the second set,” the Girona woman congratulated herself.

Cautiously, but firmly, every day he aspires to more in the ‘Cathedral’. “I am eager, motivated and excited. And you always want more. I am very ambitious. I always look further but I must be focused game by game. I’m training very well and I’m looking forward to playing the third game ”.

The double faults thing is something I’m working on

On double faults, committing eight, he analyzed that “it’s something I’m working on. Maybe sometimes I get more aggressive from the account. Although the accounts are coming out, it is something that I have to work on, but everything is fine ”.