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?
Birth Place:Nikolaev, Ukraine
Plays:Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
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