Pablo Carreño Busta, the Spanish professional tennis star recently talked to the Sports club regarding his upcoming match. Busta has reached round four of the US open 2020 and has to face the world no.01 Novak Djokovic on the same.
The 17-time grand slam champion is on a winning streak this year and has not lost any match. Both of them have met thrice before, the last being at the Cincinnati last year. And the Serbian has won all of the three matches. Accepting the fact that Djokovic has a great game, the Spaniard said he still won’t give up in advance.
“Everyone knows who Novak is, the game is amazing, he hasn’t lost this year yet. It will be an interesting match for me, of course, he is the favorite, but it’s up to me to try – I know it’s probably the hardest match I can play at the moment, but there is always a chance. maybe he won’t have his day either. I will try to be maximally focused from the very beginning because I know how important a start is against him. I will try to enjoy the field.”, Busta said.
“I’m Trying To Be Aggressive”- Pablo Carreno Busta
Talking about his quarantine routine, the 29-year-old said he has worked hard and seems to be getting better. Busta, after two average matches, wants to get back into the rhythm and gain confidence in the court.
“I feel very good in the field. During the quarantine, I worked very hard and I was getting better as time went on. Last week I had two matches, probably not the best in my career, but it was important to get in the rhythm and gain self-confidence, which was helped by a double (title won with De Minor).”, he added.
The Spaniard had three amazing games in the first three rounds of the tournament. In the first round, he defeated the Japanese Uchiyama 4-6, 6- 3, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3, then Kruger 6-1, 6-2, 6-2, and then Richard Berankis. 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. He seemed to be getting better with every game, going from a five-setter to a straight-set win in the third round.
“The first matches are always tough at the Slams, but when I broke through, I played better and I feel comfortable. In the second round, it was one of my easiest triumphs at the Grand Slam tournaments, and in the third round, I was very solid from the baseline. I’m trying to be aggressive and in the last two sets that were the level I want to be at.”, the former no.10 explained.
Moreover, The match between Djokovic and Busta will take place on Sunday. The winner will then face David Goffin or Denis Shapovalov in the quarterfinals.