“Special Person to Me”: Sebastian Korda Opens Up on Relationship With Andre Agassi

Published 04/02/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
Mar 30, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Sebastian Korda of the United States celebrates after his match 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


The young American sensation Sebastian Korda played amazingly well at the ongoing Miami Open 2021. Even though the 20-year-old couldn’t enter the semis of the tournament, he showed that he has some great potential. He lost to Andrey Rublev in straight sets in the quarter-finals of the tournament.

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After his defeat against Andrey Rublev, Sebastian Korda opened up on his relationship with former World No. 1 Andre Agassi. Fans have seen them spending time together since the last year.

“Yeah, I mean, we have a really special relationship together,” began Korda. “We built that over November/December. We spent a couple of weeks together, and we just hung out and talked.”

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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

Korda revealed that Agassi is a special person to him and often assists him with his gameplay. He also mentioned that the 8-time Grand Slam champion helps him understand the tough situations on the court.

“Yeah, he’s a special person to me. He really helps my game, especially mentally and seeing the court and certain situations when I showed what I shouldn’t be doing,” added the American player.

“A really positive person”- Sebastian Korda on Andre Agassi

Korda further reiterated the importance of Agassi in his life and emphasized that Agassi was an incredibly positive person.

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

“Yeah, he’s a great guy. He’s a really positive person around me, and I love positivity,” concluded the 20-year-old athlete.

Sebastian Korda has proved that he has got great gameplay. With his current form, he can prove to be a threat to other players. He’ll definitely want to play well and leave his mark on the upcoming clay-court season. With Agassi’s guidance, will Korda be able to lift the first title in his professional career this year?

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