Jessica Pegula got the second victory of her career against the number 1 in the world, bbut she also got the final of the WTA 1000 in Montreal. It was an excellent match for the American tennis player, who beat the Polish Iga Swiatek in three sets, and now she awaits the winner of the match between Elena Rybakina and Liudmila Samsonova.
A little more time to rest for Jessica who, at the press conference, commented on the good victory and her good performance: "I feel really good, it's always nice to beat number one and reach the final of a tournament . It was a very beautiful and tough challenge, I certainly experienced it as a roller coaster, with constant ups and downs but I'm happy I kept my nerve until the end." Just the end of the match was decisive, with Swiatek ahead 4-2 in the third set and the American protagonist by winning the last four decisive games for the final victory.
Pegula explained: "Many breaks? It's not the first time and to tell the truth this week several tennis players have appeared to be struggling in this role, despite talking about some of the best female players on the circuit.
It's strange, maybe the climatic conditions like the wind have influenced it and it's the first week we've been playing with different balls, they're the same ones that men use. This is the first test and it will last until the US Open, these balls are heavier and worse reach the racket, the truth is that we are not used to it."
Jessica Pegula does it again: "I might have a beer after the final!"
Jessica lost twice in the semifinals in Montreal and clarified: "I hope this time I can have more luck, I want to win.
I have always played here and I have lost very close semifinals, once against Simona Halep and once against Camila Giorgi and both then went on to win the tournament. I hope I can win this tournament this time." Last year Pegula drank a beer after the tournament, a this thing made a lot of noise: "Many people remind me, maybe I'll do it now after the tournament. I'm happy that it was appreciated by everyone."
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