Q. How was your off season and what did you do to recover from a very long and successful 2013?
But still busy because first week I have to be for all sponsors, for seven days, and actually four days with my mom, and another one week vacation with husband, yeah.
After, two weeks in Germany for training and fitness, then back to Beijing working with Carlos until now.
Q. Most players train in hot weather to get used to or prepare for Australia. You usually train in cooler weather. How are you dealing with the heat?
Also after Shenzhen, I was come here straightaway. I been here since Monday, so I have a couple more days to prepare for the hot weather.
Q. Nadal is saying that the courts are much faster than usual. How do you rate them?
Q. How do you see your relationship with this tournament? How much do you like it? Is there something special between you and this tournament?
Q. What are your goals now for this season? How much do you look into the future?
Q. Given you're coming off such a great year, are you confident you can go one step further here this time?
Q. I know Carlos is always pushing you to try different things, come to the net, make changes in your game.
Q. Did you work on those things in the off season? Will we see some changes in your game this year?
When the winter training, just continue what I'm doing last year, more come to the net and play even more aggressive. So we will see on the match.
Q. Why does he say to you that you need to be more aggressive?
No, I think he just want to how you say before I only try to stay on the baseline. You on this tour so many years, everyone know exactly how you play. Maybe he just want to change little bit to see more stronger on the court.
Q. Last year your goal was to finish the season top three, and you did that.
Q. Do you have something similar this season?