Amélie Mauresmo is thinking about a retirement - TennisForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 1st, 2009, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
debby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 26,679
                     
Unhappy Amélie Mauresmo is thinking about a retirement

The original article in french : her interview

Only questions 1 to 3 are interesting so I will try to translate them.

Amélie Mauresmo, how do you explain your success against Top Ten players and your problems against lower ranked players this season?

A : There are some matchs much more exciting. This is for that kind of match against those kind of opponents that I am still playing. This season, it is easier for me to show my best and to play the best against those players. It is true I know them well but less about the players who are ranked around #20-#30. It may be a factor. I have played a lot Dementieva, Jankovic and Kuznetsova.


In a Slam, is the first week the hardest ?


Yes. I've felt much more adrenaline or emotions than in previous matches when I played Dinara Safina for instance, on the central of Wimbledon. Against Pennetta, there is intensity, engagement/kick-off ( I don't find the right word) and high level, but something is missing.

Does competing with Top Ten players give you some hunger to continue playing?

Last week reassured me. I was pretty pessimistic before New Haven. It was hard at the trainings, after coming back from vacation. I had not a stellar level of play. I was very frustated and irritated. Match after match, win after win, it has been improved. I am getting my bearings back. I am telling myself I can compete with those players. This is a good new. I was convinced of that on grass. But I was mentally hurt so much by my loss at Wimbledon. So then, I could not believe on my chances on competing against them on more neutral surface as greenset. I will take my decision at the end of the season.
That desire and fire will determine my choice.
The fire was not really there ten days ago, and last week, it was back. There are some ups and downs.
debby is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 1st, 2009, 12:30 AM
drinking
 
Linnie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: condo hell
Posts: 9,490
                     
Re: Amélie Mauresmo is thinking about a retirement

It's really nothing new She's said, even at the beginning of the year, that she would see what would be at the end of the year.

I just wish her a good U.S. Open and end of season

AMÉLIE ALWAYS

Linnie is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 1st, 2009, 12:35 AM
Senior Member
 
AmeDevotee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 3,547
                     
Re: Amélie Mauresmo is thinking about a retirement

Yes, this isn't really news to us Momosapiens. But thanks for posting.

Amelie Mauresmo


Au Revoir


"Form is temporary; class is permanent."
AmeDevotee is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 1st, 2009, 12:53 AM
H.G Wells/Myka
 
Hugo24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: somewhere by a sunset
Posts: 21,207
                     
Re: Amélie Mauresmo is thinking about a retirement

Not really New News

Hugo24 is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 1st, 2009, 12:55 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 30,660
                     
Re: Amélie Mauresmo is thinking about a retirement

Just take a break, but don't retire.
youizahoe is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 1st, 2009, 12:59 AM
Senior Member
 
Serenita's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: ►▼◄
Posts: 30,201
                     
Re: Amélie Mauresmo is thinking about a retirement

Well retirement doesnt mean shit, just look at Clijsters and rest.

SERENA
22
Serenita is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the TennisForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Image Verification
Please enter the six letters or digits that appear in the image opposite.

Registration Image

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome