Excited and exhausted after beating Victoria Azarenka in the dramatic Indian Wells final, after three sets and three hours of play, Paula Badosa He spoke at a trophy ceremony in which he thanked his rival, his team (in the stands were his coach, Jorge García, and her boyfriend, Juan Betancourt), to the family, the tournament audience and the Spanish fans.
“I hope I don’t forget anything because it’s my first title. I saw you at the Grand Slams when I was 14. Thank you for inspiring me. I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for women like you, “he told Azarenka.” I’ve worked very hard all week, with the support of my team and my family, “he continued.
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“This is a dream come true. Amazing two weeks, I have felt your love and I thank you very much. Thanks to all the fans in Spain who have given me their support. I love you and I hope to see you soon “, he concluded before taking a picture with the glass trophy that accredits her as the first Spanish champion of the WTA 1,000 from the California desert.