At the final moment, the one who will remember for years, Paula Badado was about to vanish.
Too many memories, bad moments and innumerable sessions of psychological therapy that she had loaded on her suitcase to the end of Indian Wells, the most important party of her life.
All that has been left behind, and she finally managed to take out what she has always led inside her to raise the trophy after three hours of madness.
The American tournament champion, fifth in importance of the world tennis circuit, talks with the world and tells the evolution of a career that has been a Russian mountain.
With great clear, but also the darker shadows, which took him to a depression and just a step away from leaving the racket.
Updated Date: 18 October 2021, 14:18