Coming back from a lost set, Garbiñe Muguruza took the WTA Chicago 2 crown by beating Ons Jabeur 3-6, 6-3 and 6-0. This title is the number nine of the Venezuelan Hispanic in the WTA.
In a game that was crucial in the face of aspirations towards the WTA Finals, Muguruza knew how to come from behind to take the victory.
Very happy with the match
“It was a real battle, especially those first sets”, Muguruza said when speaking to the press after having achieved the victory. “We played recently, this year at Wimbledon, and it was a very difficult match, and I knew that she is having one of the best seasons a player can have. I was ready I came out with all the fighting spirit”He added.
Garbiñe analyzed the moments of the match, pointing out the good level that her rival showed at times, which took advantage of the weaknesses that the Spanish showed during the first episode of this final.
From less to more in the final
“She was playing really well during the first set, and my level was not adequate to face her. Little by little I found a space in the next set to break his serve and take the match to a decisive set. That gave me the extra confidence I needed and in turn the energy to go and get the trophy.”, Declared Muguruza satisfied with the achievement obtained.
This was the first Spanish competition after the US Open, where he arrived as the ninth seed and fell in the round of 16 against Barbora Krejcikova.
The WTA Finals
With this title, Muguruza is shaping up to take a place in the WTA Finals in GuadalajaraAfter having started the week in position eight in the race towards this tournament, he will now appear in position number six. If to this we add the possible loss of number one Ashleigh Barty, Muguruza is getting closer and closer to visiting Mexican lands for the final event of the season.
“It is a very important title for the WTA Finals. I thought about it during the final. My goal now is to be at the Masters and maybe I’ll play whatever it takes to get there”He explained.