Speaking on Eurosport the seven-time Grand Slam winner Mats Wilander commented on the quality of the women’s tennis. Wilander believes players have a different mentality now. “Now there are so many good players and ball strikers, there is so depth.
The young players are not really intimidated by the likes of Kerber, Serena and Halep anymore, and then also it’s nerves. I cannot imagine the nerves you go through before playing a Grand Slam. The mindset of the men is so much relaxed because even if you are one set down, like Nadal and Djokovic, you are so far away from losing”, said Wilander.
On Juan Martin del Potro’s four-set win over Nicolas Jarry, the Swede added: “After losing the first set he told himself, Okay, I have to change something. Del Potro is one of the best fighters we have in the game and he can mix it up. Read more