Australian Open bolter Sebastian Korda revealed he received a text from tennis great Andre Agassi after his straight sets upset of last year’s finalist Daniil Medvedev on Friday night.
Korda sealed passage to his first fourth round at the Australian Open with a 7-6(7), 6-3, 7-6(4) win over Medvedev, continuing an impressive summer that saw him on the brink of victory against Novak Djokovic in the Adelaide International 1 final.
The 22-year-old said post-match he had received a text from eight-time grand slam champion Agassi – who resides in Las Vegas – a mentor of Korda’s.
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“He texted me. He‘s going to bed now. That’s the last thing he sent me,” he said smiling.
“He’s one of…