That tournament and that match in particular was what gave Maria confidence for the start of the 2008 season. Win or lose it showed she played great tennis and I think she said somewhere she kind of didn't want the season to end as she finally found some form so she went straight to work and prepare for 2008.
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I'm not sure I'll ever watch them again though My heart is too weak to handle these losses, even in highlights. Her speech at the end was one of the best I've ever seen her make, but she was visibly upset about losing the match
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