I've defended Slava a lot after thse types of losses, but i can't do that anymore. It was a huge choke again.
Puts a massive dent in my confidence in her this does. Maybe i should come back down to earth and accept that she'll probs not reach the level i thought she could.
She hasn't been the same Slava who reached the Quarter finals of RG and won the golden set since the Olympics really. She's a confidence player, and when she's lost confidence, her game suffers. She was confident going into the match against Errani and thats why she produced a perfect set of tennis against her. I don't think she's been all that confident recently, and that as well as being a mental midget, is the reason why she's been terrible since the olympics.
She needs to sort it out if she wants to ammount to anything in singles