“It’s disappointing to lose these great finals (he also lost the finals of Roland-Garros and the US Open)
. But overall, if you offered me to finish the year in third place in the world, to play the finals that I played, I would have signed the contract immediately on January 1. I’m very happy with what I’ve achieved, how things have gone for me this year.
But I feel there is still room for improvement. I feel like I’ve played some good tennis this year but I haven’t peaked yet or played the best tennis of my life. I am satisfied with the year as a whole. And this result here is perhaps one of the most surprising. I outdid myself from what I thought so I’m very happy about that. »