Heather Watson targets Olympics in 2020 as her main goal after ups and downs of last few years
Heather Watson says she is having suffered dips in shape within the past couple of years which have observed her WTA ranking slump.
Prior to creating the headlines two years afterwards if she gave a scare at an thrilling third-round match to Serena Williams watson was diagnosed.
She climbed into some No 38 and won her career in Hobart’s WTA title all in exactly the identical year while she kept the mantle of British .
She maintained her career’s title in Monterrey, but proved to be the final time she would get her hands.
The 27-year-old from Guernsey dropped outside the top 100, however recaptured her very best form in October because he reached the closing of this Tianjin Open at China and Watson expects to build in the New Year on her spike in confidence.
“I have suffered ups and downs, but that is game,” explained Watson at the Champions Tennis tournament at the Royal Albert Hall. “The last few years haven’t been fantastic for me personally but the last six months have been very good and I have started to find myself again, playing a few really great tennis.”
Watson, who dropped out into Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson at the Tianjin Open, said she performed with”probably the very best tennis of her life” weekly.
“I played extremely well and was in such a good place. I was really glad to finish the year on a high,” she said. “it is a shame about the last because we had to play inside and it was very slow which I didn’t like in any way, but that is all part of the match.
“Apart from that, I’m really happy with how I’ve been playing and that I aspire to bring it to 2020 with me.
“The onset of this season was bad so I was just literally hoping to win a game, but I am happy with where I’m at today and feeling really optimistic for the next year.
“I have no issues to defend to the beginning of the year at which I’ll be playing in Brisbane, Hobart and also the Australian Open.”
Watson revealed her primary goal for next year is to make it into the Tokyo Olympics, however, states for it to happen she will”have to maintain the top 60 to be sure”.
The Fed Cup is additionally with Great Britain hoping to continue their good shape and scatter up a sixth consecutive win when they travel to Slovakia at February aiming to get a place at the finals.
She’s been an ever-present on the side that’s captained by Anne Keothavong.
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