Sebastian Korda Announces Unfortunate News Following Wimbledon Championships 2021 Success

Published 08/09/2021, 2:46 PM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 29, 2021 Sebastian Korda of the U.S. in action during his first round match against Australia’s Alex de Minaur REUTERS/Paul Childs


American rising star Sebastian Korda impressed everyone with his amazing skills at the Wimbledon Championships 2021. He managed to reach the pre-quarters of the Grand Slam but, unfortunately, lost to Karen Khachanov there.

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Sebastian Korda recently participated at the Citi Open 2021 but didn’t play well there. As a result, Jannik Sinner thrashed him in straight sets in the pre-quarters.

Mar 30, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Sebastian Korda of the United States hits a forehand against Diego Schwartzman of Argentina (not pictured) in the fourth round in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

There is some more bad news coming for the fans of Korda. It looks like the 21-year-old is not fully fit right now and thus, decided to withdraw from the National Bank Open 2021 at the very last moment.

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Fans had huge expectations from Korda at the ATP Masters 1000 tournament. The Rafael Nadal fanboy was gaining his form and could have been a dangerous player in Toronto.

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Frances Tiafoe will take the place of Sebastian Korda at the National Bank Open 2021

Korda’s compatriot, Frances Tiafoe, will now play at his place at the National Bank Open 2021. He will face Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka in the first round of the tournament.

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Mar 27, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Sebastian Korda of the United States serves against Fabio Fognini of Italy (not pictured) in the second round in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Korda has had quite a decent season this year. He reached the quarters of the Miami Open 2021 and played some really amazing tennis there. He even has won a title as he didn’t drop a single set at the ATP Parma Open 2021.

The French Open 2021 turned out to be a nightmare for him as he got eliminated in the very first tournament. However, he bounced back and gave some pretty good performances in the grass-court season.

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Fans hope that Sebastian Korda recovers soon and returns to the court quickly. They believe that he has a bright future and can carry forward the legacy of the ‘Big Three’. Will he be able to succeed at the US Open 2021?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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