I moved to Spain, and at all the tournaments I'd play, I would be really good in my age. That made me realize that I could be a pro.
I was always following my brothers. If my brothers hadn't played, I never would have picked up a racket. Tennis isn't the most popular sport in Venezuela.
I started in a very small tennis club in a South American country where I never thought about becoming the best tennis player.
People only see two hours of a tennis match where you're fighting and running and sometimes getting upset. There's a lot more than those two hours. Going out there and playing is actually the easy part.
The problem we have in the WTA circuit is that the girls do not have a good relationship because we play against each other, and it's a sport.
I learned that if you want something, you've got to really go for it, try to put the nerves aside.
I have routines but not superstitions.
I always play with a very high ponytail so that my hair doesn't bother me.
I go for my shots with no regrets, even if I play to the fence.
Once you taste the sweet honey, you want more of that.
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