The top seed of the Tashkent Open Viktória Kužmová of Slovakia has won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour and 20 titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. A member of the Slovak Fed Cup Team, 2018-19 ,

25 September, 20:58

Playing for the first time in Tashkent Viktoria came back from being a match point down to overcome Greet Minnen of  Belgium in a 2hour 28 minute thriller , The Tashkent Open Media Team spoke to her after the match .

 Q. What are your thoughts on the match today ?

It's an important win for me ,  I didn't do well in earlier weeks and been losing matches , so it was important for me to win today , I'm happy to win two matches in a row . Minnen played unbelievably well and I'm happy to come through

Q. You lost your way in the first set after being up 5-2 ?

Yes I was leading 5-2 and served a double fault which disturbed me , Minnen saw the opportunity and took some quick games in a row  and lost the first set  , it took some time for me to get back  but  I did well in the second .

Q. What were you thinking  when you were  down a match point down 30-40 at  5-6  in the third set ?

I tend not to think about the point an focused on my game  and went for the big one and got through

Q. What was the toughest part about playing Greet Minnen Today ?

The toughest part of the game was she didn't give me a free point , I had to fight for every point , she really rallied well from the baseline and didn't make errors ,, I'm happy to come through

Q. What  about  your  next opponent, Kristyna Pliskova or Kawa. What you  know about them?

I've seen both of them play and of course it will not be easy match against either of them . I know Krystina's game well because she is also my doubles partner , I'm looking forward to a good match tomorrow

Q. It's Your first time in Tashkent your thoughts ?

I'm liking the tournament , the courts are not so fast and this suits my game , I'm feeling comfortable on and off the court

I think it's perfect!Looks good to me.What do you think?