Re: Is Andreescu’s spiral hair tie actually magic?
Things like that are more about keeping it simple and focusing the mind. Ultimately it's just a single image to contemplate to block out the chaos of stimuli coming from your emotions, the opponent, the crowd, etc. She's a meditator, and I'm sure she used it as a kind of "mantra" for a while.
"I did not hit her, it's not true, it's bullshit! I did not hit her, I did NOT! Oh hi Mark" - Johnny
"Don't be a tough guy! Don't be a fool! I'll call you later." - Donny