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Podoroska eyes more feats at French Open

Argentina's Nadia Podoroska has vowed to continue from where she stopped in the last edition of the French Open, as she surprised everyone, reaching her first semi-final on t the French red dirt.

The 24-year-old player came to the last year as an underdog only to took everyone by the storm last September, treading the pathway of compatriot, Gabriela Sabatini, winning a couple of Grand Slam games.

She played against some tennis heavyweights including the then oldest woman to have reached the final eight of a Grand Slam, Yulia Putintseva, Victoria Azarenka, Anna Pliskova, Venus Williams among others, hence raising her to the highest pedestal.

“The whole two weeks, I think I played the best tennis of my life, so I have great, great memories, not just one,” she said

“It was after the second round against Putinteseva when I beat her. That was the moment that I thought, Woah, I can play good on clay,” she stated

People dumped their support by the young Argentine But armed with su including Sabatini herself, Podoroska silence her critics against all odds

"I was super focused during that match, I think I had the (right) strategy to play great tennis. I knew that she has the whole pressure and I had nothing to lose. That's why I played my best tennis. One of my best memories for sure.” world number 131 said.

However, Podoroska said she has a long way to go in tennis, as she tries to look ln the brighter said during the pandemic, but she's happy to come out to do her job

She faces Belinda Bencic at the first round of the Roland Garros tomorrow.

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