Tim Puetz and Michael Venus is taking part in for the doubles title on the Generali Open in Kitzbühel this Saturday. in an interview with tennisnet, Pütz exhibits that Kitzbühel is price a visit for him. Despite coming into the ultimate.
by Jens Huiber
final edited: 07/30/2022, 07:27
tennis internet: Mr. Pütz. The first spherical on Monday in Kitzbühel, then a victory with the opponent withdrawing, now the semi-finals on Friday. What have you ever been doing all this time?
Tim Puetz: We skilled daily, to be trustworthy. But in any other case we loved Kitzbühel. It’s most likely top-of-the-line tournaments of the yr for 4 or 5 days of it. Michael additionally loved being along with his household. I went up the horn as soon as…
tennis internet: From?
Puetz: On a motorcycle!
tennis internet: Bravo!
Puetz: With the e-bike … I additionally rode up the Hahnenkamm, yesterday we went with the mountain carts. I’ve a really good resort the place I additionally made myself joyful. I actually loved the week. unbiased product. Next week we go to Montreal, the place we used the European summer season once more.
tennis internet: You have now performed towards Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies for the second time this yr and so they received. Any Davis Cup win?
Puetz: In the again of my thoughts that’s most likely someplace. But on the finish of the day, the three of us are sufficiently old. It’s a great state of affairs as a result of we get on very properly collectively. We additionally do one thing collectively outdoors the competitors. It is a luxurious state of affairs for Germany that we now have three such good doubles gamers. It nearly does not matter which of us is chosen. There shall be a great double on the sector on the Davis Cup. Of course it is ridiculous that one of many three of us won’t be there, however we’re professionals.
tennis internet: What is Tim Pütz’s recipe for fulfillment with Michael Venus?
Puetz: First of all, we’re superb mates. As a end result, we’re nearly all the time in a great temper on the pitch. We deliver sufficient particular person strengths with us that imply we often play efficiently. Then you additionally wish to work collectively. We are right here with out a coach…
tennis internet: Who is that within the regular case?
Puetz: To some extent Dominik Meffert helps us, just lately Neville Godwin has been there extra typically as properly. And within the weeks we’re alone, we’re not misplaced. We know what we want and what we should always do. it helps that we’re each very succesful. have enjoyable
tennis internet: After you, Philipp Oswald and Robin Haase have simply come to courtroom. You appear to get alongside properly with each of them…
Puetz: I’ve already performed with Oisan. And with Robin I’m even undeveloped. Challenger performed as soon as, received instantly. The checklist of gamers I have never hit just isn’t lengthy.
“If issues go properly, you win a Grand Slam”
tennis internet: How does altitude have an effect on your sport?
Puetz: Everything is getting nearer collectively. When we play properly, it is rather tough for our opponents. And vice versa, in fact. You might see that as we speak: There was not one break. Kevin and Andi did not do a lot improper. In the tip it comes down to 2 or three factors. And additionally some luck.
tennis internet: With Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell, two underdogs have received at Wimbledon. What does that imply for you and Michael Venus’ possibilities on the US Open?
Puetz: Everything is feasible. But that applies not solely to us, however most likely to fifteen different groups as properly. In truth, we have been by no means higher than within the quarter-finals of a Major. I by no means have. We are a great doubles crew that performs constantly properly. Then you must look from match to match. And when issues go properly, you win a Grand Slam. Ask Kevin and Andi!
tennis internet: So meaning: Montreal, Cincinnati, then Winston Salem?
Puetz: No, Michael and I are resting. My household shall be accompanying me all through the journey. Michael’s household comes slightly later. And then all of us meet in New York.
This is the double report in Kitzbühel