The 1996 Wimbledon champion Conchita Martinez got here again on the WTA Tour as Karolina Pliskova's coach. In an unique interview with Tennis World USA, the Spaniard spoke concerning the targets she set with the Czech: "Being constant along with her recreation and making an attempt to do the very best in all of the tournaments and enjoying being aggressive. To start with, it was a few-week settlement after which she felt nicely little by little and requested me to teach her within the French Open and on grass too. Working along with her is straightforward, she likes enhancing all of the doable issues and that motivates me", mentioned Pliskova.
Then she spoke concerning the WTA Tour that includes no dominant gamers: "There are plenty of gamers who play nicely and who’re aggressive, however I feel they could possibly be extra constant." She additionally made two predictions: "Serena Williams will beat Margaret Court docket's Majors report, I feel, whereas Rafael Nadal is the favorite within the French Open. The probabilities for him to win are excessive in one of the best of 5 units." What expertise has been to dwell Nadal's vitality within the Davis Cup as a captain? "Not solely with Rafa however with all of the gamers who’ve performed the Davis Cup, I wish to be taught so much and coach the lads."