G. Muguruza has become the first Spaniard to win the singles championship at the WTA Finals.
Thursday in Guadalajara, Mexico, the two-time women’s Grand Slam champion defeated Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 7-5 to win the title (18 November).
G. Muguruza Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
G. Muguruza, who prevailed despite a late opponent rally, stated, “This has been a very mental match.” “I believe I’m maintaining a modicum of composure now, as it means a great deal to me to win such a massive tournament, the [WTA Finals] in Latin America, here in Mexico. I believe it to be perfect.
Originally slated to occur in Shenzhen, China, the event was cancelled owing of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This venue change was advantageous for G. Muguruza, who has a history of success in Mexico. The 28-year-old won both the 2018 and 2019 Monterrey Opens, and in Guadalajara, chants of “Mu-gu! Mu-gu!” were heard throughout the whole tournament.
“In all honesty, I anticipated a very difficult match,” the two-time Grand Slam champion continued. “This trophy, as well as the present moment, is the greatest sensation. Not even the position. It’s in the story, and it’s a part of my curriculum that I actually get to touch this object.
G. Muguruza 20-Time Grand Slam Champion
The 20-time Grand Slam champion was scheduled to compete in the mixed doubles partnering G. Muguruza in the Brazilian city, but withdrew citing to fatigue.
However, G. Muguruza, the 2016 French Open and 2017 Wimbledon champion, hopes to convince the 34-year-old to join forces in Tokyo next summer.
G. Muguruza, ranked 15th in the world, told the Spanish newspaper AS that teaming up with Nadal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was one of her primary objectives as she seeks her first Olympic medal.
G. Muguruza ambitions include winning all four Grand Slams, an Olympic medal, and playing mixed doubles with Nadal in the Games. Thanks for reading our article G. Muguruza Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.