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Flavia Pennetta - third round

Friday 28 June 2013

Flavia Pennetta's press conference after her 0-6, 7-6, 6-2 victory against Alize Cornet

Q.  Congratulations.


Q.  Can you explain the turnaround from 6‑Love?

FLAVIA PENNETTA:  Not really.  Well, I think I start really tight in the beginning.  I didn't push her at all, like any ball from a good from the beginning.

I don't know why.  I was trying to do that, but no chance.  She was really aggressive.  She was playing not really well, but really consistent from the beginning.

After the first set I just tried to hit more and more, and then the ball starting to be a little bit of power and my serve starting to work a little bit also.

So she get nervous also, I have to say.  Like in the first two or three games she starting to be a little bit nervous, because she saw my (through translation)  my reaction, my comeback.

The tiebreak was crazy.  The second set I think I starting to just enjoy a little bit more and just play my tennis.

I have to say I'm really happy about this match today.  I hope to starting better in the next round.

Q.  Next round against Flipkens again.

FLAVIA PENNETTA:  Yeah, again.

Q.  Will it be a completely different match than in Paris?

FLAVIA PENNETTA:  You never know.  I hope so, because in Paris I lose.  I would like to win this time.

Q.  Do you rate your chances higher on grass than on clay?

FLAVIA PENNETTA:  No, I think she plays really good on these courts, so it's going to be a tough match.

I would like just to play my game.  In the first set today I was feeling so bad because didn't do nothing with the ball.  Nothing at all.  It was not my game at all.

So I would like to just play my game, enjoy, and we will see what happened.



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