Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is preparing to contemplate her long-awaited return to the court after almost eight months of inactivity due to a knee injury. The Russian speaks to the media and sets new goals for the first months of the 2023 season.
A long-awaited return to the field for an experienced player Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who hasn’t seen action on the WTA circuit since last May. A 31-year-old Russian tennis player competed most recently at the Rome WTA 1000 tournament, drops in his debut. Previously, he had only played in Melbourne and Madrid. Following the events in the Italian capital, the former world number one decided to retire from the courts to fully recover from a recurring knee injury. In conversation with former Frenchman Alizé Lim Key discussionsHe talked about his current feelings.
Pavlyuchenkova also announced through her social networks, the first events he will play in are in 2023. The Russian will compete in the WTA Adelaide and Australian Open, as well as the WTA Lyon at the end of January.
Willing to discount
Pavlyuchenkova commented that she intends to take it slow in her recovery without any problems playing any tournaments on the ITF circuit at the start of the 2023 season.Ex First time coming back from such a long and hard injury. I am ready to play on the ITF circuit if necessary.. The Australian Open is the last tournament where I have points to defend.»
The untouchable dream of winning a Grand Slam
«I would like to win a Grand Slam tournament, of course that is always my goal and it motivates me every day.. Of course I’ve always wanted to be number 1 in the world, but I think it’s more of a girl’s dream in me. thereinafter I focus much more on titles and good results than rankings«, concluded the Muscovite, commenting on his firm hope of crowning a Grand Slam tournament before retirement.