On Sunday night I flew back to Melbourne, heading home for the first time since April!! The trip from New York to Australia is a long one.
After 29 hours of travel I got home to be greeted by Britt and the new puppy that Britt got when she got home after Wimbledon. It's so nice to be home, even if it's only for 10 days, before I head back to the US again for tournaments.
During the week I got to hit the golf course which has became one of my favorite things to do outside of tennis during the year. I find it a good place for me to relax away from the court, whilst still being physical and competitive. But I definitely have plenty of room for improvement!
On Saturday, Britt and I, took an early morning flight to Sydney to watch the Sydney Swans play the first round of the AFL finals. I've been a Swans fan since I was little and this has been the only game I could go to for the whole season because of my travel. They won and to my luck, will play in Melbourne Friday night before I fly back to the US on Saturday.
Next week I'll get back onto the court and put a solid week of training in here in Melbourne. I'm ready to go full-on now and definitely feel like the batteries have been recharged.
About My Tennis Life Series:
In February of 2017, Tennis Channel launched its first multi-platform content series My Tennis Life featuring two professional tennis players, Nicole Gibbs (USA) and Sam Groth (Australia), as they traverse the globe in search of valuable ATP and WTA points. The series gives you a behind-the-scenes look of the professional tour. Tennis fans across the globe will witness Sam and Nicole’s efforts to break through respectively on the ATP and WTA Tours, and the challenges they face while trying to improve their game and career earnings.