Johanna Larsson has played in the singeltävlingen in the Australian Open. But now it's time for her to focus on the dubbelturneringen.
A dinner and an early night will be uploading, and Rebecca Peterson's match, she plans to see from the bed.
– It is almost always and echoes and brood about what you could have done better. But I have learned to let go and then I can almost brood even more when the end of the race. But it is just unnecessary to drälla energy on it you can not influence anymore. Now it's just that, as best we can recharge for the doubles, " says Johanna Larsson to the TT made against Wozniacki.
with the belgian Kirsten Flipkens.
" It will be fun to play with ”Flipper” and play a grand slam together. We have been playing the small races together, but never the big when it really matters.
" I think that ”Flipper” is very good on the network, and the one that is a little bit of the captain in the team. She steers pretty well at the tip, which on the network and says little to me what I should do. Maybe I'm more the base of it all, trying to serve good and is maybe a little better on the baseline, " says Larsson.
in the final of the uppvärmningstävlingen in Hobart in Tasmania for the Australian Open, where they lost against sisters Chan Latisha and Chan Hao-Ching from Taiwan.
" It was a chance to get to play together a bit and feel each other. Since we had so clearly wanted to win. But it is good to get some matches together and there was also a smaller race, now we will see what we have to give.
the Opponents in doubles is schweiziskan Timea Bacsinszky and russia's Vera Zvonarjova. Tough opponents, according to Larsson. Zvonarjova won the doubles at the Australian Open in 2012, together with Svetlana Kuznetsova.
– The steady in which the rear of both two and Bacsinszky has incredibly good hands. They complement each other in the same way that I and the ”Flipper” is doing. It can be a little tug of war about who does it best. We can serve a little bit better than what they can so we might have a better chance, " says Johanna Larsson.
Caroline Wozniacki was never particularly exciting. It was overcast and 22 degrees when Johanna Larsson stepped in at the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne, in the second round of the Australian Open. The arena takes about the 7,500 in the audience, and was barely half full.
" It's a great track, amazing. Since it was not crowded and it was perhaps not this nice sessionsstämningen as it can be sometimes. But it was fun, then it was a little too good opponents, " says Larsson.
After winning the first two balls on Caroline Wozniacki's serve, it went quickly downhill of the English language. Wozniacki dominated the baslinjespelet and the first set ended 6-1.
– As the numbers show, so it was tough out there for me today. She was extremely stable. What I was expecting was to get the balls back. But she was probably almost better than what I expected. She neutralized my game pretty well, and I serviced not good enough. She played well, quite simply, " says Johanna Larsson.
on the better games of Johanna Larsson's side.
" I felt I came around a little more and could push with my forehand, which is my strength. And then I got a little better dividend.
But it was not all the way and she lost the set with 3-6, and also the match, and is thereby knocked out of the Australian Open singelturnering.Titelhållaren Caroline Wozniacki has made a good start in this year's tournament. Photo: Paul Crock/AFP
also in the interview on court after the match that she had a good start at the Australian Open.
"I started very well and played aggressively," says Wozniacki.
She noted that Larsson played better in the second set.
She started to play long balls, and went on the network. I tried to be consistent, " says Wozniacki.
on to the third round. Where it can become a new meeting against a Swedish, Rebecca Peterson, ranked 62, which face the Russian averages of Maria Sharapova in the second round in the morning, Swedish time.
Russian is admittedly ranked 30 ahead of the competition, but have 36 titles in the luggage.
She says that she does not prefer any special.
" It doesn't matter. I may just try to play my best.
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