After being eliminated in the quarterfinals at the Olympic Games. from tokyo before Rybakina, Muguruza has been training in Florida to prepare for the North American hard court tour that begins on next Monday with the Montreal tournament.
“I wanted to avoid ‘jetlags’, that’s why I came directly to Sarasota where I was able to rest, adapt to the schedule and go back to training”He declared hours before taking his flight to Montreal.
The tennis player born in Caracas, who rose to 10th place in the world rankings in the last two weeks, It also plans to play the Cincinnati tournament, the United States Open -the last Grand Slam of the year-, and the Indian Wells tournament with the aim of qualifying for the 2021 WTA Finals, which is still unknown where they will be held.
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Garbiñe Muguruza during his doubles engagement with Carla Suárez at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
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We must take advantage of every opportunity we get “
In the Montreal tournament, Muguruza will start among the eight seeds. “Going back to the Top 10 gives me ‘chances’ (options) to have ‘byes’ (exemptions) in the first rounds, something that is appreciated to alleviate the accumulation of matches. We still don’t know how the year is going to end, so we have to take advantage of every opportunity we get “he commented.
Muguruza will know this Saturday the table and his first clashes in the Montreal tournament, where he starts as fifth seeded, behind the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, the canadian Bianca Andreescu, the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, and the czech Karolina Pliskova.
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