Simona Halep Overall, 2020 was a good season, winning three titles and winning the 500th career. Simona, champion of the Dubai Tennis Championships, Prague Open and Italy Open, advanced to the semifinals at the Australian Open, giving up playing at the US Open due to serious issues related to the global COVID-19 pandemic and sensational at Roland. I was defeated. Garros of the final champion Iga Sifion.
Despite the fact that she was positive for the coronavirus, her year was all positive. She said on Twitter: “I wanted to let everyone know that I was positive for Covid-19. Now I am isolated and recovering from some mild symptoms.
I’m fine, we make it together. Anyway, the positive season of winning in Rome is not a bad game to ruin it. I’m happy to be here in Paris, but I’m trapped and a little bored. In any case, it was important to be able to play this tournament.
Australian Open? I’ve heard the hypothesis of quarantine for 14 days after landing in Australia, but it’s okay when the bubble hits. I was able to play. It’s too early now, so I know how to organize myself. “
Simona Halep 2021: It will be a year of maturity
What do you expect from her 2021 now? Simona, charged with her considerable mental strength, is now at the peak of her mental, physical, technical and tactical maturity.
Experience, bitter defeats, and sweet wins gave her the experience lacking in many young tennis players and even Grand Slam champions. An indispensable experience at the most delicate moments of the season.
Hopefully everything will be a long season, including the Olympic tournaments. A season that requires athletes to understand when to rest and say no to the tournament. Combined with programming and experience, and Halep’s amazing skills: a winning mix that allows Romanians to approach all the tournaments they want to play for the first time as one of their favorites.
Where above all? Probably at the Roland Garros and Australian Open. Despite the competition, it will be fierce. She said in a recent interview: “In 2014, tennis changed my life. I played my first major final at Roland Garros.
Since 1978, Romanian tennis players have never played a Grand Slam final. My emotions exploded and everyone had great expectations for my future. They started thinking I could win the Grand Slam title. Suddenly it became popular. People on the street recognized me and asked for photos and signs.
This was a big change and difficult to manage, but I learned a lot during this time. I tried to get attention, but it was a lot of energy and stressful. I didn’t want to lose focus on my career. I tried to find a balance.
I was generous and fan-tolerant, but at the same time focused on the hard work I had to do to achieve results in court. ”
– Tennis Sports
It will be a year of maturity
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