Moreover, she will meet compatriot Paula Badosa in the semifinal. Most importantly, the winner will be the first Spanish woman to reach the championship match since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in 1993.
“This is amazing. I didn’t know all of this history. 1993, I was born that year,” Muguruza said in the post-match interview.
“It’s amazing there are four players left and two of them are Spaniards. I mean, that just shows that Spain has a great level of tennis and a great school.”
“It’s going to be a fun match. It’s like you said, historical. Hopefully, the crowd is going to be at the match. Whoever plays better is going to get the final.”
“Today was a match that was kind of everything or nothing. Starting the round-robin with a loss, it was never good.”
“To finally get two wins and qualify was amazing. Today I think I played the best match out of the three. Cutting this long run from Anett, I was like, Okay, is it going to be me the one to stop her?”
“I Think Garbine Played A Great Match,” says Kontaveit
The former World No.1 Muguruza also ended World No.8 Kontaveit’s 12 matches winning streak.
Anett Kontaveit reflected on her last match defeat, “She(Muguruza) was very aggressive, just very on it from the first point. I think I made way too many unforced errors. I mean, I don’t think I played a very good match. I just wish I could have done a better job today.”