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Muguruza will learn from past after Wimbledon success

Muguruza will learn from past after Wimbledon success
From Reuters - July 17, 2017

(Reuters) - Wimbledon women's champion Garbine Muguruza says she will savor her victory in order to prevent a similar slump in form to the one she suffered after winning the French Open in 2016.

The Spaniard earned her first grand slam at Roland Garros, beating Serena Williams in the final, but then meekly capitulated at Wimbledon to Jana Cepelova in the second round, also experiencing early elimination at the Rio Olympics and the US Open.

However, after defeating veteran American Venus Williams at the All England Club on Saturday to break a run of disappointing tournaments, the 23-year-old believes she knows how to handle victory better and will avoid the pitfalls of the last year.

"I will try to learn from what I felt after winning at Roland Garros, taking it all more calmly and enjoying it," Muguruza told Spanish newspaper Marca.

"Digesting success is difficult. In Paris I won and the next day I was already playing again. I want to enjoy the moment a little more.

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