The champion in 2019 arrives with little certainty for this US Open 2021. Absent from the circuit in 2020, Bianca Andreescu, 7th player in the world, struggles to chain the victories this year but tries somehow to find her best level. Accompanied by her new coach Sven Groeneveld, the Canadian will start her tournament against Viktorija Golubic. As seeded n ° 6, it benefits from a fairly open game.
US Open – Andreescu after his title in 2019
“The memories of 2019 came back as soon as I arrived here.”
” The memories of 2019 came back as soon as I got here I got goosebumps the other day just walking into the Armstrong. It feels good to have those positive vibes. I feel great. , I’m healthy so everything is fine . I’m 21 and I also wish I could do what the 21-year-old girls do . In 2019 it was all about tennis, tennis, tennis. I ‘had a kind of burnout at the end of the year. I don’t know, maybe it’s also related to my injuries. But today I want to think about the longer term. in a way, this long absence did me good .
“I have to go step by step.”
“Confidence will return. I try to stay calm and patient even when things are not going well. I have to play matches, continue to train hard, prepare well, physically and mentally. I pay attention to nutrition too. I do all that, I know that I will find the level which was mine. I have to go there step by step. “This recovery will be done with his new coach, Sven Groeneveld . “ I spoke to several coaches, but Sven stood out, she explains. He brings me different things, he pays a lot of attention to detail and I already feel it on the court. also very much the mental dimension of tennis. “