Tim Puetz and Michael Venus will play for the doubles title on the Generali Open in Kitzbühel this Saturday. In an interview with tennisnet, Pütz reveals that Kitzbüchel is definitely worth the journey for him. Despite reaching the finals.
final edited: 30.07.2022, 07:27
tennis internet: Mr. Putz. First spherical in Kitzbühel on Monday, then opponent win, semi-final on Friday. What have you ever been doing all this time?
Tim Puetz: To be trustworthy, we practiced every single day. Otherwise, we loved Kitzbühel. It’s most likely among the best tournaments of the 12 months with 4 or 5 days off. Michael was additionally favored by his household. I climbed the horn as soon as…
tennis internet: How?
Puets: By bike!
tennis internet: Bravo!
Puets: On an e-bike … I additionally rode on the Hanenkamm, yesterday we went on mountain bikes. I’ve a really good resort, and I’ve additionally been doing wellness. I actually loved the week. the result’s unbiased. Next week we are going to go to Montreal the place we are going to expertise the European summer time once more.
tennis internet: You performed in opposition to Kevin Kravitz and Andreas Mies for the second time this 12 months and gained. Any implications for Davis Cup?
Puets: It’s most likely someplace in my thoughts. But in the long run, all three of us are sufficiently old. It’s a very good factor as a result of we get alongside very well. We additionally do one thing collectively outdoors of the match. It’s an awesome scenario for Germany, the place we’ve three good doubles gamers. It would not matter which one among us is chosen. Davis Cup may have a very good double on the sphere. Of course, it is foolish for the three of us to not be one, however we’re professionals.
tennis internet: Tim Puetz Michael What is the recipe for fulfillment with Venus?
Puets: First of all, we’re superb associates. As a end result, we’re all the time in a very good temper on the sphere. We carry sufficient private energy with us that it often means we play properly. Then you need to work collectively. We got here with out a coach…
tennis internet: Who is that this usually?
Puets: Dominic Meffert helps us partly, and Neville Godwin has been round loads currently. We weren’t misplaced within the weeks we had been alone. We know what is required and what must be carried out. it helps that we’re each very succesful. have enjoyable
tennis internet: Philip Oswald and Robin Haas entered the courtroom after you. You appear to get alongside properly with each of them…
Puets: I performed with Ossie. And with Robin, I did not even lose. Played Challenger as soon as, gained instantly. I haven’t got an extended record of gamers I have never crushed.
“If every part goes properly, you win a Grand Slam”
tennis internet: How does altitude have an effect on your sport?
Puets: Everything is getting nearer to one another. When we play properly, it is rather troublesome for our opponents. And after all vice versa. You noticed it at the moment: there was not a single break. Kevin and Andy weren’t so flawed. In the tip, it comes down to 2 or three factors. And a bit of luck.
tennis internet: Two underdogs win at Wimbledon with Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell. What does this imply to your and Michael Venus’ possibilities on the US Open?
Puets: Everything is feasible. But it isn’t nearly us, it may be about 15 different groups as properly. In reality, we have by no means been higher than the quarterfinals at a serious. I by no means have. We are a very good doubles crew that all the time performs properly. Then you need to take a look at it from match to match. And when issues go properly, you win a Grand Slam. Ask Kevin and Andy!
tennis internet: So does that imply: Montreal, Cincinnati, then Winston Salem?
Puets: No, Michael and I are taking a break. My household will probably be with me all through the journey. Michael’s household arrives a bit of later. Then we’ll all meet in New York.
Here is the double schedule in Kitzbühel