Caroline Garcia wins the WTA Masters and becomes the 2nd Frenchwoman to win this prestigious tournament

Author: Clark Tos
2022-11-08 11:51:02

Cock-a-doodle Doo ! Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia won the WTA Masters last night in the United States. His 11th singles title.

She did it !

Irresistible in recent weeks, Caroline Garcia, 29, won the WTA Masters by winning the final (7-6 [4] 6-4) against Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka (N ° 7) this Monday in Fort Worth at Texas.

Seventeen years after Amélie Mauresmo, she becomes the second Frenchwoman in history to win this prestigious tournament which brings together the 8 best players on the circuit.

The consecration for Caroline Garcia who wins the Masters 1000

With this exceptional victory, Caroline Garcia - who has just celebrated her 29th birthday (she had them on October 16) - will end her season at 4 and world rank. A capital performance when you know that she was only 74 and of this WTA ranking last January, when she seemed to have lost her tennis for real. A position unworthy of his status.

After months of trouble marked by recurring physical glitches and a total loss of confidence, she then seemed at the bottom of the hole, far, very far from her best level displayed 4 years earlier in 2018.

And then, like a resurrection, Caroline Garcia resurfaced with a string of good performances culminating in a fantastic summer during which she won three titles including the Cincinnati tournament (her first WTA 1000) before achieving an exceptional career in the US Open, reaching the last four.

Before that, she had already signaled herself in doubles with a victory at Roland Garros alongside his accomplice Kristina Mladenovic.

This rebirth, she owes it to coach Bertrand Perret who had succeeded his father as coach in December 2021.

The surprise departure of the latter, who preferred to put an end to their collaboration a few days ago for non-sporting reasons, could also have disturbed Caroline Garcia as the Masters approached, but it did not happen. .

The Lyonnaise has indeed been able to turn her back to focus on her game with the success that we know.

With this victory at the Masters, Caroline Garcia definitely enters the history of French tennis.