German women’s singles tennis player Julia Goerges is happy with the results sports trophies her victory over Greek Maria Sakkari in the first round of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
The number five seeded into the second round against 2016 champion Robert Vinci, who tackled fellow qualifier Terez Martincova 6-2, 6-2 in his first move.
“I am quite happy with what happened on the pitch in the last three months, hopefully, I can win more win trophies and medals victory,” Goerges said as quoted by WTA Tennis.
During his first match in St Petersburg, Goerges showed his strength, and it became one of his decisive victories over Sakkari.
“I know he’s a very good player and he’s going to make you see a lot of balls and I’m just trying to make sure I’m aggressive and take over the game.”
Goerges thinks that trophy plaques this victory is also thanks to his hard work with his team, and it has all paid off in the start of the season, even though he did not get the best out of the Australian Open grand slam.
“I hope we can win more titles and win the game,” hope the 29-year-old woman who is now ranked 12th in the world.
The weekend was a great time for Julia Goerges. But it was not just the success of the trophies and medals the title, which made Goerges so much happier was that she had the chance to receive Trophies victory from the legendary tennis her countryman admired, Steffi Graf.
“We talked before the game because I saw him quickly and he just hoped I was lucky and he asked me how I was doing and I asked him how he was doing,” said Goerges as quoted by WTA Tennis.
“We just talked a little bit, because the time was right before the game, but I think he is very happy to give the cup to the German players,” Goerges continued while smiling.
“It’s a great experience to win a major tournament and get a trophy, it’s very rare, I know it, and it’s not replaced by anything,” added the tennis player who is now ranked 12th in the world.