Sebastian Korda
Sebastian Korda
Sebastian Korda
Sebastian Korda
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    • Nickname is Sebi.
    • Speaks English and Czech.
    • Father,Petr, is his coach and a former World No. 2. Mother, Regina (Rajchrtova), peaked at No. 26 in WTA and coached him as a child. Sisters, Jessica and Nelly, are pro golfers on LPGA Tour.
    • Four Kordas have won Australian Open championships: Sebastian (2018 boys' singles), Petr (1998 men's singles), Jessica (2012 LPGA) and Nelly (2019 LPGA).
    • Began playing hockey at age 3 and dreamed of making it to NHL.
    • Started pursuing tennis at age 9 after attending US Open.
    • Idols growing up were Radek Stepanek,Rafael Nadal and his father.
    • Cat, Rafa, is named after Nadal.
    • Asked Nadal to sign a shirt after losing to him in 2020 Roland Garros 4R.
    • Mentored by former World No. 1s Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, whom he trained with prior to 2021 season.
    • Favourite surface is hard, shot is backhand and tournamentis US Open.
    • If he wasn't a tennis player, he would have liked to have been a hockey player or golfer.
    • Favourite sports team isBoston Bruins (NHL).

    (UPDATED 12 OCTOBER2023)

    • Achieved career-high No. 25on 26 June 2023 after reaching SF at Queen's Club in London (d. No. 10 Tiafoe, No. 13 Norrie, l. to eventual champion Alcaraz).
    • In January 2023, defeated World No. 8 and 2-time finalist Medvedev for 1st Top win of career in a Grand Slam event en route to QF atAustralian Open(ret. vs. Khachanov due to a right wristinjury). Was sidelined for nearly 3 months in 2023 before returning in April in Madrid.
    • Did not drop a set en route to 2021 Parma title, joining PetrKorda as 3rd father-son duo to win a tour-level championship in Open Era (Phil & Taylor Dent, Ramanathan & Ramesh Krishnan).
    • Advanced to 2020 Roland Garros 4R as Q and 2021 Wimbledon 4R, becoming 3rd men’s player in Open Era to reach 4R in debut at both events (Borg in 1973, Pernfors in 1986).
    • Became World No. 1 junior by winning2018 Australian Open boys’ singles title 20 years after his father won Australian Open men's singles title.
    • Father, Petr, peaked at No. 2 on ATP Tour; mother, Regina, peaked at No. 26 in WTA; sister, Nelly, became World No. 1 women’s golfer in 2021; sister, Jessica, peaked at No. 8 in women’s golf.


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