Garbiñe's Blog: Hello, Florianopolis

It's been a breakthrough year for Garbiñe Muguruza, winning her first WTA title in Hobart and reaching her first Grand Slam second week at the Australian Open. Now, her first WTA Blog from Brazil!

Published February 24, 2014 12:14

Garbiñe Muguruza

Monday, February 24, 2014

Hello everyone and welcome to my first blog :)

The first part of the season in Australia was amazing for me. One of my best memories from Australia was winning in Hobart, of course - after the injury last year it was amazing to have the feeling of winning my first WTA title. And to beat Wozniacki at the Australian Open was amazing too, I didn't expect that - it made me feel like I'm back, and that if I keep going like that I can be a top player.

After Australia I went to Pattaya, but it was really hard. I tried my best there but I was so tired. But it's really an amazing tournament with a beautiful hotel and very good courts, so it was fun.

Since then I've been in Barcelona, training really hard to stay in good shape and keep the same level, but I've also been relaxing a lot with my family and celebrating all the good results I've been having.

I train at the same place as Carla Suárez Navarro and Nastassja Burnett. We have our own coaches, but we hit with each other. We're also all really good friends - it helps to have players to practice with and spend time off the court with at the same time. And I wanted to congratulate Nastassja on reaching the semifinals of Rio last week - she works really hard and really deserves it. I'm so happy for her.

I came to Florianopolis on Thursday night. Other than practicing I haven't had much time to do anything else, but I was here last year and I like it so much. That's why I came here again! The weather is great, the city is great and the beach is like one meter away from the club, so it's just amazing.

And I just played my first match today. It was a really tough one against Vania King - she played very well, but in the end I think I was just a little bit stronger, and I'm very happy I could pull it out.

I'll be blogging all week, and you can always follow me on Facebook or Twitter as well - I like to share what I'm doing so people know what it's like to be a tennis player. I like social networks a lot.

And also send me your questions from the link below and I'll answer them here!

Talk to you tomorrow :)


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