…d the true cause of my struggle: ego. It is my ego that keeps telling me that I’m better than this, that my past performance is a guarantee of future success, that I’m too professional to be playing in the amateur league again.
We must […] continue working on what got us here. Because that’s the only thing that will keep us here.
Daniele Bolelli once gave me a helpful metaphor. He explained that training was like sweeping the floor. Just because we’ve done it once, doesn’t mean the floor is clean forever. Every day the dust comes back. Every day we must sweep.