María Camila Osorio made a victorious debut at the US Open after defeating Ivana Jorovic 6-2 6-2 in the first round of the Grand Slam. This triumph places the Colombian in the second round of the contest.
“The game I lost in Chicago was left to me by some mistakes, but I already felt better about Cincinnati where I had no rhythm at all. Little by little the sensations on this surface improved, I was more comfortable and I began to feel better.“Maria Camila assured at a press conference after the victory.
Osorio Serrano highlighted the victory and described the importance of beating a rival like Jorovic: “Today was a good game. It came without rhythm of matches, so this gives me a bit of confidence. At the beginning she played the first incredible game, she made very good serves and first shots, so I tried to play deeper, deep returns and then she started to change the game ”.
In 2019, the Colombian won this Grand Salam in Junior, so she expected a good match in her debut in the professional category.
“It is a very special return because I have a very nice memory of when I won it as a youth. Knowing that I had the possibility to play the main draw had to take advantage of it. Now I just want to enjoy and have fun because it is one of my favorite tournaments. I tried to take everything in a positive way despite the previous weeks, I just wanted to come here, play, give my best, so happy because the victory is given “, ended.