Felix Auger-Aliassime had an almost perfect month. Having overcome the disappointment of the US Open, where he fell in the second round at the hands of Jack Draper, the Canadian tried it and found prominence when he played as a team: first in the Davis Cup, then in the Laver Cup.
In the first, he defeated new world number one Carlos Alcaraz, taking his Canada to the final in November. In the alternate, still, Auger- Aliassime showed that he was formerly again a platoon man, winning the doubles and mates match against Novak Djokovic on the final day of the Laver Cup, which the world platoon won for the first time in history.
his career. Present in Kazakhstan for the Astana Open, a 500- point event, the Canadian spoke of the part he has played in this last period.” I had two good weeks.- He said at the press conference of the Kazakhstan event- In the platoon competitions( Davis Cup and Laver Cup) I was suitable to play good games and raise the position when necessary my platoon counted on me.
The capability to win these matches when necessary gives anyone a lot of confidence. I hope I can continue at this position towards the end of the season.” At the Laver Cup, the world number thirteen also watched as Roger Federer retired when he played his last match on the first day of the competition.
The Canadian number one spoke again of those moments and the feelings that were the great protagonists” They did an inconceivable job creating a great night of tennis the speeches, the vids, the family.”
Guga Kuerten on Roger Federer
Gustavo” Guga” Kuerten spoke about humanizing the legends and sounded to relate further to Roger Federer, having watched him play in the inferiors and come up on the stint to come to World No.
1.” I do not know if they’re from another earth, but I feel close to the boy Federer, to the boy I watched play in the inferiors to be successful, until he reached number one in the world, maintaining an untouchable position of education and professionalism.
This is the size of the figure he represents,” Kuerten said.” An athlete has a series of gests and all the guests he goes through are valid for a continuance. It’s a cycle that ends at the same time that others appear.
What I set up magnific is again the brilliance of tennis, to see the significance of the opponent as well,” Kuerten said. Knowing how important Federer was for Nadal to come to an indeed lesser tennis player. However, I would have been suitable to ameliorate much further than the challenges I endured, If I had faced Nadal. It’s awful,” he added, as quoted by tennis news.