“Thiem could barely swing the ball – I knew that feeling”
- 15 September 2020 à 09H42
"He could barely swing the ball. I knew exactly that feeling. You want to do it, your brain wants to do it, but your body just doesn't respond. That is entirely due to the pressure of that match and the magnitude of it."The Frenchwoman said that she thought that both Thiem and opponent Alexander Zverev were very aware of the occasion - and the chance they had to win a first Grand Slam in the absence of the Big Three, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.