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American Tennis Player Sebastian Korda Has a Unique Way to Wish Andre Agassi on His Birthday at the Ongoing Estoril Open 2022

Published 04/29/2022, 10:09 PM EDT

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Over the years, we have witnessed many legendary players grace the sport of tennis. From Billie Jean King to the likes of Roger Federer and the Williams sisters, these players have enthralled tennis fans with their stupendous displays on the tennis courts. Further, amongst them was the legendary American player, Andre Agassi.

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During his career spanning over 20 years, Agassi went on to win an impressive eight Grand Slam titles. Additionally, he clinched several ATP Masters titles. Further, adding a golden lining to his career, Agassi went on to win a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.


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On Friday, 29th April, Agassi celebrated his 52nd birthday. American tennis player, Sebastian Korda, had a unique way to wish the legendary tennis player.

Sebastian Korda pens a note on camera for Andre Agassi

Korda is in Portugal to participate in the Estoril Open. After his quarterfinals victory, he wished Andre Agassi by writing ‘Happy Birthday AA!!’ with a smiley on the camera. Moreover, it was a wonderful gesture from Korda, remembering the birthday of his legendary countryman.


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Further, Korda is having a dream run at the Estoril Open. In the quarterfinals, he caused a massive upset by knocking out the top seed, Felix Auger-Aliassime, in straight sets 6-2. 6-2.


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In a lop-sided contest, the American star was dominant right from the word go against his Canadian opponent. He broke Felix’s serve in the third game of the opening set. Subsequently, he took a comfortable 4-1 lead by breaking Felix’s serve again in the fifth game of the first set. He went on to hold his serve to take the opening set 6-2.


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Further, in the second set, Felix suffered a similar fate as Korda broke his serve in the very first game. The two players exchanged service breaks in the fifth and the sixth games of the second set. However, Korda punched a deciding blow, winning the next two games to enter the semifinals. In the last four, Korda will take on compatriot Frances Tiafoe. It will be interesting to see who comes out on top in this intriguing battle.

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Vatsal Shah


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Vatsal Shah is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. With a Bachelor's degree in engineering, he is a die hard fan of tennis and sports in general. He is an ardent follower of Rafael Nadal and is inspired by his never-say-die attitude.
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Ajinkya Aswale