Ep 33: Australian Open (Part 1): The 5 Reasons Why "Boring" Sabalenka Won Her 1st Slam
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🏆What a start of 2023 with a great Australian Open final between Aryna Sabalenka who wins her first Grand Slam title and Elena Rybakina who proves that, 6 months after winning Wimbledon, she’s here to stay at the top of the WTA.
Here are 5 keys that helped Sabalenka win the Australian Open:
-Accept the adversity and to be “boring”: learn the crucial decision Sabalenka took one week before the beginning of the Australian Open that made her win
-Respect yourself and believe in your potential: how a radical change of your mindset is the key to reach your goals
-Why stopping working with her sports psychologist was beneficial to her: the importance of taking responsibility to be successful
-Be open to change: how a biomechanics expert saved her serve
-Being able to make the difference between “overhit/overplay” and play with high intensity: the physical and tactical reaction of Sabalenka after losing the first set
-How both Sabalenka and Rybakina created their unique tennis DNA
-Why Rybakina has everything to stay at the top of the WTA
⚠️ Don’t miss the part 2 of this Australian Open which will focus on Novak Djokovic’s victory and 22nd Gran Slam title.
🎙️In the meantime, here are some old episodes of The Players' Lounge podcast you can listen to:
Ep 30: Wimbledon: the 8 Mental Lessons from Dkojovic, Rybakina, Kyrgios, Jabeur
Ep 23: Interview with Legendary Coach Valorie Kondos Field: How to Coach Champions in Life
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