Interview with Girls's Single Champion
Kristyna Pliskova of the Wimbledon 2010 Final
with Girls's Single Champion Kristyna Pliskova of the
Wimbledon 2010 Final
Q. What does it
mean to you to win?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Uhm, yeah, I'm so happy that I could
play this tournament first. I love grass, so it's so
I lost one match on grass. Like it was in Ostrava, so
Q. When you won, most people throw their racquets in
the air and jump up and down. You just walked to the net.
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: I'm not like this. I don't know. I was
happy, of course, but I don't need to do something like
Q. What was the key today? What was the secret?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Uhm, serve. Just serve. Then everybody
makes mistakes. So one break, it's possible. Just serve
Q. She was fighting back very well in the second set,
and then the third and it was getting very tight. What
were you thinking then?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Yeah, uhm, she played very good. I
think she's like, yeah, she was in the final, so she has
to be good.
But, I don't know. I made a mistakes. I lost my serve.
Yeah, but she's good player.
Q. Growing up, how important was Wimbledon for you in
terms of all the tournaments around the world? Is it the
premiere for you?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Yeah. I'm first time in London and I
really enjoy it and I appreciated to play here. I think
it's the best of these four.
Q. Do you enjoy the traditions, the things that are
different here from other places?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Yeah, everything is like better than
Roland Garros or Australian Open. I don't know, it's like
another tournament like.
Q. Do you remember watching Wimbledon as a young girl
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Yeah, of course.
Q. Who do you remember watching most?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Oh, Martina Hingis. Everyone, I don't
Q. Did you have any favorite players?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: No.
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: No. Just I like Goran Ivanisevic when
I was small, but...
Q. What did you like about Goran?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Well, he played left, so serve and
Q. His personality, as well?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Yeah. And he's nice.
Q. Can you talk a little bit about you? Who is your
coach? Where do you train?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: About my coach?
Q. Who is your coach?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Yeah, of course. I'm talking to him
all the time. But now, like, I don't have time. You mean
Q. What is the name of your coach?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: My coach is Jan Bedan. I think he's
the best coach in Czech Republic. His daughter was like
16 in the world. It's her father.
Q. And you're based in Prague most of the time?
KRISTYNA PLISKOVA: Yeah, in Prague.