Former World Number One Garbine Muguruza has started the 2020 season with a semifinal appearance in Shenzhen Open. The Spanish Player beat four seeded players to reach the finals at Australian Open 2020. And also, Muguruza reached the quarterfinals at Hobart International, Dubai Tennis Championships, and Qatar Total Open. During the absence of tennis tours, World Number 16, Garbine Muguruza gave advice to emerging players through online video conferences.
Garbine Muguruza shared her stress management tactics to young players, “Before, when I lost a game, I would spend two days in my room looking at the wall. Little by little, that pain passed, it also depends on how you lose. The good thing about tennis is that a game does not define your career and in two or three weeks you have another tournament.”
“Playing a final is the best feeling”-Garbine Muguruza
Two-times Grand Slam Champion Garbine Muguruza has won seven singles titles out of 12 finals appearances. She defeated the Williams sisters in 2016 Roland Garros and 2017 Wimbledon in straight sets. Spanish Clinched the Monterrey Open singles titles twice in a row(2018 and 2019). In 2020, Muguruza lost to Sofia Kenin of the United States at the Australian Open 2020 finals.
“What motivates me is to see me win a Grand Slam or any trophy again. I like the player a lot and I compete for that. I have to train very hard to try to be among the best, there are moments when you are down, others are up …, but nobody stays unless you are Nadal or Serena.
Playing a final is the best feeling there is.
Then you win or lose, but playing for a trophy is a situation you always want to be in.” Garbine Muguruza added.