The Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza reached the final of the tournament Dubai after beating the Belgian Elise mertens and she is aiming for her first title of the season, in a year in which she has once again been among the best on the circuit.
“I feel like playing a lot of games in a row against high-level players is coming in handy for me. I’m playing solid and my body is holding up well. What gives me confidence is feeling strong. Physically I notice that I have played so many games but this is what I want to feel, to be like this and to play finals. I work to be in these situations, ”Garbiñe said after the game against Mertens.
“I’m happy that in the end I was able to close it in two sets. She came from saving match points so she was not going to give me the match as a gift. But I was convinced that that was the way I was going to close the game and I was not going to despair. I knew I was not going to win in one shot, ”Garbiñe assumed that he will play his third final of the year.
Garbiñe highlighted her good form: “I am very proud of this consistency. I feel that in the last two years my mentality has changed and I feel much stronger on the track as a result of a lot of physical and technical work, but I also work on myself to understand why I felt that way and why it was not working. I have a great team, let’s not forget that, I don’t do it alone. It is a group that is working very well, they are helping me a lot in making me physically stronger. I feel that I am in a moment of balance, “he said.
“I am very motivated because I feel good and I think it is a good moment in my career. At my age, with what I have achieved, I no longer have to prove anything, I don’t have that pressure to win a Grand Slam or be number one. That ended. It is time to forget about all that. I have succeeded. I want to do it again, ”Garbiñe underlined.