"At one point, I just said...F it" - Andreescu on mindset during comeback win over Bonaventure

Bianca Andreescu advanced to the second round of Roland Garros on Monday, rallying from a set down to overcome Belgian qualifier Ysaline Bonaventure.

The Canadian pulled off the 3-6 7-5 6-0 victory in spectacular fashion, looking shaky in the first and second set but dominating the third with ease.

"The match was definitely all over the place for me," Andreescu said. "I feel my nerves at the beginning got the best of me. I was pretty nervous coming into the match. I really wanted to do well at controlling that. I think I did well, but maybe my tennis wasn't there as I would like it. But also, she played amazing tennis. She really executed the right tactics."

Down a set and 3-1, Andreescu reassessed her tactics and began to increase the baseline pressure on Bonaventure. The decision paid off, as she broke back immediately and settled herself from there.

"At one point I just said, 'F it', and I started going for more because I feel that was the only thing I could do," Andreescu said. "But when I really stayed committed to putting more pressure, that's when I feel like she also lost her cool, and I just kept increasing my level."

The 2019 US Open champion sets up a rematch with Belinda Bencic, whom the Canadian defeated in the semifinals on her way to claiming the title that year at Flushing Meadows.

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