Marion Bartoli: Caroline Garcia Will Be Under A Lot More Pressure At French Open

Caroline Garcia will be under a lot more pressure at the French Open

Marion Bartoli has warned Caroline Garcia to wait «being under a lot more pressure at the French Open.» Garcia, ranked No. 5 in the world, was considered one of the top contenders for the Australian Open title. Ultimately, Garcia’s streak ended with an upset loss in the round of 16 to Magda Linette.

The French Open is Garcia’s home Slam and Bartoli knows there will be a lot of pressure and expectation at the 2022 WTA Finals. «She’s going to be under a lot more pressure at Roland Garros, all eyes will be on her.» said Bartoli in the latest episode of Tennis Majors Match Points, quoted in We love tennis France.

Garcia dreams of becoming Grand Slam champion

Garcia, 29, won her first WTA 1000 and WTA Finals title in 2022. In December, Garcia admitted that the next step for her would be to win a Grand Slam title. «Is it a relief for me? I don’t know.

Yes and no. Maybe that takes a little weight off me. But at the same time it makes the dream and the goal of winning a Grand Slam even more concrete because it makes you want to go for much more. That is sport; that’s tennis. Once you’ve achieved something, you always want to go for more.

Trying to go for the biggest titles is what fuels my motivation. It is the main reason why I am training every day. Sure, the Masters is very important, it shows me what I’m capable of, but I think my game can still improve. I feel that I am capable of achieving greater things.

After reaching the semifinals at the US Open and then winning the WTA Finals, winning a Grand Slam becomes a concrete, tangible dream, although there is still a long way to go,» Garcia wrote in his article for Players’ Voice. from Eurosport.

Whether Garcia can become a Grand Slam champion in front of her home fans at the French Open remains to be seen.

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