From ball girl for her brothers in Venezuela to Wimbledon champion

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“You all the time want to win the match with a wonderful shot. It was a bizarre second. I additionally keep in mind getting into the court docket for the ultimate, with all of the individuals ready, and it was tremendous quiet.
“I remembered that last I misplaced. On the time it was my first Grand Slam last and I used to be not aware about what it actually meant. Two years later, I knew. I used to be prepared.”
An invite to the Oscars in March underlined Muguruza’s rising profile, and there might be no scarcity of cameras following her subsequent week.
“I’ve been on this place earlier than, defending a Grand Slam, and it’s distinctive,” she says. “It’s tough, however on the identical time it is rather particular.” 
The pressures the 24-year-old now faces, because the sporting world fixes its gaze, are what she refers to because the “deep facet” of tennis. “The expectations, the individuals, the sponsors. There are such a lot of individuals concerned. That begins if you get extra profitable.” 
These are weights to bear, little doubt, however the younger Garbiñe, peering by way of that fence in Caracas, would have thought-about them a small worth to pay. “Firstly,” Muguruza says, “it’s all about dreaming.”
Garbiñe Muguruza is the brand new international ambassador for evian, official water of The Championships, Wimbledon.

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