Sara Sorribes: “It’s been a good year for me on the hard court”

Sara Sorribes, at the official press conference ahead of the debut on Monday

The tennis player Sara Sorribes from Castellón, who lives in Spain in. represents the final of the Billie Jean King Cup in PragueHe hopes to be able to confirm his good progress on hard court at the national tournament, which will take place in the Czech capital from November 1st to 7th. “Hopefully it’s a good opportunity to confirm this. It will be a good sign, but I do think it’s been a good year for me, that I’ve managed to play very good games on the hard court,” said Sorribes said Efe.

“Hopefully it’s a good opportunity to confirm that. It’s a good sign, but I think it’s been a good year for me, playing very good games on the hard court.”

The 37th in the world who won their first WTA trophy at the Zapopan Open in Guadalajara (Mexico) last March, She was victorious in 23 of the 34 hard court games that year (68%), compared to an overall number of 54% on that surface throughout her career professional started in 2010. “Ultimately, it’s a process that has to be done, it’s about improving day by day and that’s what I try, that’s how I understand it,” said the 25-year-old Valencian player about this development .

Sorribes, who defeated the Japanese Naomi Osaka, then number 1 in the world, in Murcia in February 2020 during the opening game of this tournament, or more recently the Australian Ashleigh Barty at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, dreams of going far in Prague. “Hopefully we will all do very well this week and enjoy it in competition,” he said.

Spanish Billie Jean King Cup team EFE

Nuria Parrizas (66th place in the world) from Granada will also make her debut in the Spanish Fed Cup quintet And that she has a good campaign in 2021 too. “At the end of this year I changed a lot, but I still have to improve a lot, especially physically, because at this level you have to be very well prepared and endure a whole year of very tough matches,” said the player, who was already in 2021 won two WTA125 trophies. In addition to Carla Suárez, Sara Sorribes and Nuria Parrizas, Rebeka Masarova and Aliona Bolsava also belong to the Fed Cup quintet.

“Playing with Spain is nice, I chose it because it’s my nation. But it’s special to play the first game against Slovakia,” said Masarova, who was born in Basel to a Slovak father and a Spanish mother was born. “It was a good year that can end even better because they thought of me,” said the 2019 junior trophy winner from Roland Garros.

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