Mallorca Open 2019 champion, Sofia Kenin, said after two hours and 45 minutes match against Belinda Bencic that it has been “a tough battle where I had to fight every single point” and added that she felt “really happy to win a title that means a lot to me”.
“I am playing a great tennis and I am satisfied about that because I try to take advantage to my opponents with my shots”, said World No. 30 that this season has won tow WTA titles counting Mallorca Open and also Hobart conquered in January after beat slovakian Anna Karolina Schmiedlova in the final.
Without time to rest, Kenin travels to her next stop in Eastbourne. “I start on Monday and I have to stay physical and mentally ready for it” adding that she hopes “try my best”, said the american before start british tournament next to Wimbledon.
Reach Top 30
Befora third season Grand Slam has arrived first grasscourt title in Kenin’s career. The 20 years-old player will make her second appearence at All England Lawn Tennis Club. Last year she reached second round beating the greek Maria Sakkari and then falling against the russian Vitalia Diatchenko.
Kenin reaches next week best ranking in her career reaching WTA Top. After claim Mallorca Open 2019 title the american moves to spots up and now she is World No. 28.