Not having hidden her disbelief at the end of the Wimbledon final won against Ons Jabeur, Elena Rybakina confided that she was overwhelmed by her emotions at the end of the meeting.
Elena Rybakina couldn’t believe it. After being able to reverse the trend against Ons Jabeur, the Kazakh won her very first Grand Slam title this Saturday at Wimbledon. While she did not express her joy spontaneously at the end of the meeting and during the presentation of the trophy, the Moscow native confided that once the match was over, she was ” just so glad it’s over ».
Incredulous, Elena Rybakina admitted at a press conference that ” these two weeks have been so unpredictable and that she didn’t think she could win the final on Center Court. Assuring that she is always very calm “, the Kazakh admitted that she was” shocked at the end of this final. ” I knew deep down that I could do it. But at the same time, it was too many emotionsadded Elena Rybakina. I was just trying to stay calm. Maybe one day you will see a huge reaction from me, but unfortunately not today (Saturday). »
“They would be super proud” 😊
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“I enjoyed the semi-final more”
Asked about her ability to take advantage of this final, the Kazakh confided that this was not necessarily the case. ” I didn’t enjoy it as much as I should have. I enjoyed the semi-final moreshe said to the press. I do not know why. Maybe because I had played very well. But of course, I will remember this day all my life! »
At the end of an almost faultless run, with success against Bianca Andreescu, Ajla Tomljanovic or Simona Halep to reach the final, Elena Rybakina confided that she had proven ” that it is not always necessary to have a great team from an early age “. “ Anyone can do it, regardless of their financial situation. My parents have always believed in me. They wanted me to have fun on the court first, which I always have. And I was lucky when I was young to evolve in a very good group of players, in an atmosphere of competition, and friendship, too. »