"I then think why I can't continuously have that": Andreescu opens up on struggles after winning first Grand Slam at US Open

Bianca Andreescu reflected on her first Grand Slam following her elimination in the 2023 French Open at the hands of Lesia Tsurenko.

The Canadian rose to prominence in the tennis world after winning the 2019 US Open at just 19 years old. Since then, she has only reached the second week of a Grand Slam once, and her underperformance in the four major tournaments of the tour continued at Roland Garros.

In her interview with journalist Jonathan Pinfield, the former world No. 4 reflected on her expectations in Grand Slams.

"For sure, I have a lot of unconscious expectations from myself; it's like, you know, I think about that Grand Slam and I then think why I can't continuously have that, but I think a lot of players struggle other than the obvious Djokovic, Federer, and Nadal," she said.

Andreescu said that she hopes to speak with the Big-3 and Serena Williams to get a closer understanding of how they have achieved so much success.

"I still hope to talk to them (the Big 3) one day to see how the heck they do it and even Serena and like it's incredible but I think at the end of the day it's about the belief you have in yourself, the preparation you put in and all the hard work, dedication." The Canadian added.

"It's kind of like it's not meant to be now but it's meant to be later maybe I'm meant to struggle now so that in the future I'll be able to maybe, be more empathetic to others, yeah, right now I still don't know exactly what's the reason" she concluded.

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