Australian Open 2021: Mature Garbine Muguruza ‘proud of performances’ regardless of Naomi Osaka defeat

Australian Open 2021: Mature Garbine Muguruza ‘proud of performances’ regardless of Naomi Osaka defeat

The Spanish 14th seed, the shedding finalist final 12 months, was on the cusp of constructing the quarter-finals as soon as extra at 5-3, 40-15 within the third set.

Australian Open 2021: Mature Garbine Muguruza 'happy with performances' despite Naomi Osaka defeat

Garbine Muguruza squandered two match factors in defeat towards Naomi Osaka. AP

Melbourne: A disenchanted Garbine Muguruza insisted Sunday that she would nonetheless go away the Australian Open with a “good feeling” regardless of failing to transform two match factors towards Naomi Osaka in a fourth-round defeat.

The Spanish 14th seed, the shedding finalist final 12 months, was on the cusp of constructing the quarter-finals as soon as extra at 5-3, 40-15 within the third set.

However was unable to get throughout the end line as Osaka reeled off 4 straight video games to finish an unbelievable 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 comeback.

“I imply, actually the distinction I really feel prefer it was one level,” she stated.

“We had a whole lot of nice factors. I felt, after all, a bit of bit disappointing being 5-3 within the third arrange, having match factors

“It is by no means an excellent feeling shedding a match that you simply really feel you would have modified in a single second. However I left the court docket with an excellent feeling, excellent feeling of this event usually.”

Two-time Grand Slam winner Muguruza had been in good type forward of assembly Osaka and rising as a severe championship contender.

She reached the ultimate of the warm-up Yarra Valley Basic and had not dropped at a set on this 12 months’s Open earlier than assembly Osaka .

“Once you’re youthful, you are disenchanted,” stated Muguruza, who misplaced within the closing final 12 months to Sofia Kenin.

“(However) I really feel prefer it’s simply little particulars right here and there that makes a distinction with the highest gamers. I feel I am on the appropriate path.

“Additionally the Australian swing, I performed 9, 10 matches nearly back-to-back. That was good. That was an excellent check for me bodily, mentally,” she added.

“I am fairly proud of my performances.”

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