Q. Quite a comprehensive victory. Do you think it's good preparation heading into the semifinal?
Q. In terms of time spent on the court and your opponent. It was quite a one sided victory.
Yeah, I was really happy.
Q. Can you talk about how psychologically the second week of a slam, how it's different from the first week.
Maybe like first week so many player in there. So, yeah, I think more attention around you.
For me, I always try to do the same when start first match until the end.
Q. Looked like at match point you kind of smiled over to Carlos.
Q. Carlos looked like he was very happy to see you do something on match point. What was that exchange about?
So at least I think he saw that I tried to do, maybe like serve volley. I lose the point, but at least I try to do.
So, yeah, I think he was happy about that.
Q. You didn't do it on match point, though.
Q. You said Carlos was angry after the Safarova match. What did you tell you to do differently?
Like after three question, I was feeling he already punching me down already. So I was like, Okay, I should do something, otherwise I think he was so pissed. Yeah.
So that's why I start next day prepare. Start next day I try to do what I'm say, because before I always promising, I will try to do, I will try to do, but I never do.
I think this is why match was turn around.
Q. When you played the final in Roland Garros, we were told there were in front of the state TV in China 120 million Chinese looking at you. Do you know if now the number has increased? Are there more?
Q. We're all a product of family. Earlier this tournament, Victoria spoke about her grandmother. Maria spoke about her grandmother. Can you talk about your grandparents a little bit.
Even my mom, she know I was tennis player, but she never come to watch I was play. She really didn't interesting about the sport. Even I play Olympics in China, in Beijing, she even didn't come.
I invite her so many time. She's like, No, I'm not interesting. I say, Okay, go home. Stay home.
Q. Does that hurt you in a way? Would you like her to come at some point?
She can choose which way is best for her, yeah.
Q. You said that you have eight different racquets. How do you tell them apart if they're numbered one, two, three...
Q. Were you surprised how dominant you were today?
I don't know what happen today. Maybe I just play so well. And, yeah, or maybe I try to prepare for the match before I come to the court. I think for sure I have the tough time, so yeah.
Q. You were joking that Flavia is a day older than you.
Q. How do you know that?
Q. Do you know how old everyone is?
Q. So you know every one?
Q. I think you missed the first backhand after 28 minutes. That never happens or is normal?
Q. Are you planning to visit Argentina with Carlos in the future?
Q. To visit Argentina.
Of course, if have time or chance, I would like to see, yeah.
Q. What could you improve on today? Are there aspects of your game that you think you could improve on?
Q. You've played so consistently here over the years. Do you have certainly ritual routines that you follow in Melbourne, like stay in the same place, eat in the same restaurants? Is there something you're superstitious?
Like today, if I want to go Italia, I go Italia. If I want to go Chinese, I go Chinese.
Before the match, not today, maybe like tomorrow night, we always have whole team have dinner together, yeah.
Q. Did you eat Italian food before playing Pennetta?
No, just to see the time. If I will play second match, I will eat pasta. If I play second match, too short, so I just eat sandwich before the match.
Q. What was your reaction when you saw Serena lose the other day?
But for me, everyone can beat everyone in big tournament.
Q. Did you get a feeling that maybe your draw opened up a little bit because you might not have to play her in the semis?
Q. Can you talk possibly playing Ivanovic if she wins, what you would prepare for differently.