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Since last year after Winning 3-straight Grands Slams which were the Australian Open, The French Open and the Wimbledon Before Fizzing out to Vinci of Italy in the US Open Semi Final, she had been on that losing part and the Pressure of Equaling Stefi Graf’s Record has had a Major Impact on her game since, Although the 21 Times Grand Slam winner didn’t openly admit to it.
“Honestly, I don’t feel any pressure. I feel good and confident,” she said.
“This year I don’t feel as much tension as I usually do. Well, there’s some years I haven’t felt any tension either. I’m feeling pretty good. I don’t feel any pressure or stress.”
“I think it’s important to learn from every loss that you have,” she said. “I think I usually do throughout my whole career. I have been able to learn a lot, to come off, to come back a much better player.”
Williams concedes she knows little about her unheralded opponent. Her coach Patrick Mouratoglou will take care of that.
“Honestly, it doesn’t matter who I play,” Williams said. “I’m definitely ready to start playing at this point. I’m kind of over practising every day for two hours, then going to the gym for some time.”