After a nip and tuck battle on the red dirt, Junior Korda revealed about the Spaniard and his strength in the post-match interview.
Day by day, the 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz is growing rapidly on the ATP Tour. Most recently, he claimed the titles at the Rio Open and Miami Open and has a win-loss record of 18-2 this year.
“He(Alcaraz) can do it all. He’s fast, he has a great serve, a great forehand, a great backhand, and he volleys well”, Sebastian Korda said in Monaco. (Quotes Have Translated Into English Via Google Translator)
The 21-year-old from Florida continued, “There’s nothing you can’t do, really. He is very strong mentally and physically. He is a very tough opponent. He is going to be someone very difficult to beat in the next few years. I hope we play a lot at a good level again”.
After the Monte-Carlo encounter, Korda levelled Alcaraz in their head-to-head series(1-1).
“I Know How To Play On Clay”, says Sebastian Korda
When asked about his performance on clay, Korda explained, “I feel very comfortable on clay. I grew up on this surface, on the green Florida clay, some red clay when we travelled to the Czech Republic.”
World No.42 American has a win-loss record of 9-5 on the gravel surface.
“I know how to play on clay. I move quite well on this surface. I like to think that I can play well on all surfaces. My game is definitely more of a fast surface, but I enjoy playing on clay. I think I can have some good results on clay,” Korda confessed.
At Monte Carlo Masters 2022, Sebastian Korda will face compatriot and Indian Wells champion Taylor Fritz for a quarterfinal place.
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