Korda, the first tennis player born in the 21st century to overcome two rounds in Paris

The American Sebastian Korda this Wednesday he became the first tennis player born in the 21st century to exceed two rounds at Roland Garros, after defeating his compatriot John isner, 15 years older, by 6-4, 6-4, 2-6 and 6-4.

Son of Petr Korda, a Czech tennis player who was world number 2 and who won the 1998 Australian Open, the young tennis player has two sister golfers and currently occupies 213th place in the ranking. But his tennis says more and he got rid of the 23rd player in the ranking, Isner, who is nonetheless used to suffering on clay.

Installed in Florida, Sebastian must now face the winner of the duel between the Kazakh Mikhail Kukishkin and spanish Pedro Martinez.