Donna Vekic has revealed that she was “freaking out” over a mid-air helicopter scare during her trip to the final WTA 1000 tournament of the season in Guadalajara.
Vekic made the San Diego Open final on Sunday and travelled down the coast to Guadalajara on Monday.
She beat Laura Pigossi in her opening match on Tuesday and revealed afterwards that part of her journey to the tournament was not smooth sailing.
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“It was great, except the door opened mid-flight,” she said. “It was actually my fault because when we were sitting at the beginning, it was so hot, so I opened the door a little bit to have some air. I guess I didn’t close it properly.
“10 minutes into the flight, the door opened. I was freaking out. The guys were freaking out in the back because I was sitting in the front. The…