Fresh from her breakthrough Grand Slam performance at Wimbledon, world number three Aryna Sabalenka is heading to the 2020 Olympics determined to win a medal for Belarus and says she has no reason to fear any of her rivals in Tokyo.
The 23-year-old has won 10 titles on the WTA Tour but had never crossed the fourth round at a Grand Slam before this month’s Wimbledon, where she made it to the semi-finals before losing in three sets to Czech Karolina Pliskova.
“It’s my first Olympic Games and I’m really looking forward to it,” she told the International Tennis Federation. “This is something new for me. I would say this is the new challenge and I’m really looking forward to it. Read More