"I tried to be focused on myself, to try to play my [best] game]. At the beginning of the match, I think it was perfect. I played really good."Then
“I tried to be focused on myself, to try to play my [best] game]. At the beginning of the match, I think it was perfect. I played really good.
“Then he started to play better, to play more aggressive and I tried to continue. Finally 6-3, 6-4 I won and I’m happy.”
Tsitsipas, who defeated Bautista Agut 7-5, 7-5, said: “It was a good match.
“I think I played very solid throughout the whole match and showed aggression. My forehand was on fire, my serve was working really well for me.
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“I executed my game plan very well and had a clear picture of what I was intending to do out on the court.
“I also needed some rest. These three days off will be good. I will still be practising, continue doing all of the job and the fitness and exercises that I have to do.
“Right now I’m good physically, I’m good mentally. I’m willing to just go out there and give everything I have.