In an interview Bianca Andreescu's coach Sylvain Bruneau commented on the Canadian player's win over Serena Williams in the US Open final. Bruneau said: "We spoke a lot about how important was for Bianca not to be intimidated.
So we did not have to leave too much room to Serena. In the end everything went well. But for me it was important to do it. Serena is a legend, there is an aura around her. You cannot stand back if you want to win." On the feelings they had after the triumph in New York, Bruneau added: "It was so much happiness and joy.
But the future is uncertain, she had to overcome a lot of things. In the past she was not fully aware of all her strengths and her tennis talent. She needed a little help to figure it out." The Montreal Rogers Cup Tournament Director Eugene Lapierre said: "Sylvain is a coaching genius and a humble man."
Pablo Carreno Busta analyzed his Chengdu Open triumph: "I has not won a title for more than two years and I had the desire to have this feeling again. It was a tough season because of injuries. I came back to the level I had.
I hope I stay injury-free and to be consistent. What I need is rhythm, it was a complicated year where I could not play consecutive tournaments. Now I am more experienced. I am more consistent as I was able to play more. I cannot set any goal yet, although I would like to end the year on the top 30. So far we are close."