Originally Posted by gc-spurs
I reckon dsanders is on point with the climate change reasoning, I would suggest something similar. Not to mention a hefty travel session which would wear a lot of people down.
As for clay expectations, once Maria is noted as 'the best at...' or 'best chances of winning', the flopeth cometh. Always better as a Bambi.
But she managed the high expectations really well at RG after R1, so who knows. Maybe she just has more confidence on clay then she does on HC now