The American spoke after his withdrawal from the Australian Open. Korda was very satisfied with the organized tournament and believes that he can achieve big wins in the near future.
Sebastian Corda he said goodbye in the worst way Open Australia. Korda played his first quarterfinal at a Grand Slam tournament and had to retire injured in the third set against Hachanov, who already had the match on track with the first two sets in his pocket. Korda appreciated the great tournament where he has beaten rivals like Medvedev and Hurkacz and took the step forward he needed to become a top player.
Korda explained the pains he felt in his hand and was optimistic about the future and aware of the good moment his tennis is going through this season. 8 wins and 2 losses from 10 games played So far.
Issues at hand
«I think it got worse during the game. I hit a backhand and after that it was almost impossible to hold the club in my hand. He had a little trouble in Adelaide a couple of weeks ago but that’s gone. During the matches he was in perfect condition. After resting it started to bother me a lot«.
many positive things
«There are positive things. Much more positive than negative. Today was rough but hopefully nothing serious and I can take care of myself so I don’t have it in the future. Still, it’s been a great tournament, with my first Grand Slam quarter-final. I go with my head held high and I continue to work«.
Knowing his good time
«Obviously you feel good on the court, you play against very good opponents, you beat them and of course you feel good. The more you play, the better you feel. I played good tennis. I know that probably no one wanted to play me right now. I believed in myself all this time«.
Optimistic about the future
«It gives me a lot of confidence. I had always been close to winning the big games, but now I missed them. I think that’s a huge lesson that I’ve learned and I’m looking forward to being proud of myself. I will continue to try to do the same, stay the same mentally. I believe I can do great things in the near future.«.