Leylah Fernandez on how her life changed after the US Open

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Leylah Fernandez came back to success last month in Monterrey, achieving an important triumph to confirm herself as a top tennis player. After the two WTA 1000s in the United States, in Indian Wells and Miami, the Canadian will be on stage in Charleston, with the aim of achieving a positive result to climb the world ranking.

During Media Day she addressed the topic of the tournament won in Mexico: “It was a very fun week, a good start to the season. Right now I just need to keep improving, keep leveling up and enjoy my time. on the pitch when I play tennis,” she commented.

Then she opened up and talked about her: “Emotionally tennis is very difficult because you are alone. You know it will be very difficult sometimes to fight your emotions in important points, so we always try to improve and refine our routines so that when those moments come, your mental state does not go into a state of despair.

I try to be positive, I expect things to go well, planning and executing my match plan,” she added.

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Leylah Fernandez talks about how her life changed after the US Open

A passage from her on her family: “she helped me to be strong in difficult times.

They taught me to recover after making a mistake or losing an important match. Sometimes I tend to get depressed too quickly, so the intention is to recover as soon as possible from that bump,” she stressed. Now for her the start of the season on clay: “On concrete everything goes faster, while on clay the balls always come back one more time.

That’s why I have to be ready to take a couple more shots, draw a few more winners to get the point. We trained a couple of hours a day on clay to get used to this challenge,” she explained. The very young athlete already boasts a final in a Grand Slam, in 2021 at the US Open: “I recognize that after New York my life has changed a bit, but I still have a great team around me that can handle all that commercial part. linked to this business. Thanks to them I was able to concentrate 100% on my profession, tennis,” she concluded.

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