"Maybe this is my last season as a player," she emphasized. "I need to give other players the chance, and hope to become a coach as soon as possible, which is good for me in the future."
The German coach has spotted a lack of mentality, but didn't mention the loss of efficiency and robustness.
Hamilton's win also saw him take a giant step towards his seventh F1 world championship, as his teammate and closest title rival Valtteri Bottas failed to score after retiring with engine trouble.
"I play differently now, with a stronger focus on passing the ball and helping to construct the play," he said. Enditem
Added to this the fact that the race was run in much colder conditions than usual, and that both of Friday's practise sessions had been washed out, there was an air of uncertainty for teams and drivers as they began the race.
The duo has never faced each other on the Tour level but had an encounter in junior competitions - with Swiatek knocking out the American to reach the quarterfinals of the 2016 girl's singles tournament also at Roland Garros.
The 35-year-old small forward posted a game-high 43 points in a rare 45 minutes of play.
"Now I value my health a lot more, because it is horrible being stopped for so long and you really suffer," explained the 24-year-old, who is now looking forward to the new campaign.
"A professional player's career could be short, but in this way, football will always be a part of my life," she said.
The five-time world champions travelled to Peru with a full squad on Monday, having reported no positive coronavirus cases during mandatory daily tests.
BEIJING, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton equaled Michael Schumacher's record of 91 Formula 1 Grand Prix wins with victory in Sunday's Eifel Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in Germany.