I was a very shy and introverted person, and it was hard for me to talk to people and make relationships.
The difficult part was to tell the world that I was finishing.
tennis is a 100-mph chess match.
I want not, that everybody hears about. Then I can't longer be myself.
I want children, but at the moment the liberty I have now finally, has a far too high value.
Tennis has had a very positive impact on my life.
I played Mary Joe Fernandez in the semifinals. She was winning the first set. Second set was very close. I started to play this aggressive game. I think I surprised them.
I think in the lifetime of a tennis player there are many times where you feel that tremendous confidence.
I lost more then 6 kilograms when I ceased with the top sport. That were all muscles. They are now gone.
There were so much affairs of me created by the media... of course I was not always a true single. I had some relations, once also to a famous pop star.
It's a great moment for Argentinean tennis, more on the men's side. I would like to see more on the women's side. I think we have to work a little bit more on that.
Now I have the bravery to do fine things.
That was one of those moments where I felt so confident. I played three matches in the same day.
It came so soon and so fast. It's just overwhelming. Every time I think about it, I just can't believe it.
Regarding the Hall of Fame, when they decided I was going to be one of the possible candidates, when I heard that, I was so thrilled. You're always hoping for something like that.
Perfect harmony of body and mind are my key to personal balance and happiness.
What I'm doing, with my image, I have my perfumes. I've had that for almost 20 years, and I have like 14, 15 different perfumes now.
I loved to play, I was competitive, I wanted to win, that was all I knew. In the first few years tennis is a game. Later, it becomes a job,
I have an office in Argentina, I go there every day, so I work.
When I lose a match, I know that I lose on the court and not in life.
When I got to match point in the final I was afraid I'd be a little nervous, but I just said, You have to stay focused, just think about what you have to do.
It was very hard for me to practice and enjoy my tennis, and I didn't know the why, so I worked with psychologists to try and see what was happening. They pushed me really hard.
It was so easy to play tennis, so easy.
I travel a lot to promote the perfumes and to do the commercials.
I never thought tennis was going to give me so much satisfaction.
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