In the preview of the first game of his life against Federer, Pablo Andújar (35 years old) was very happy before such a duel. “I’m very, very excited. It was something I wanted, to have a match against Roger, just to tell my children and grandchildren when I grow up that I faced him.. I played with Rafa, I played with Novak and I had to close that gap. I knew that I would not have so many opportunities because the years go by, “he stressed. He did it … and also with victory after defeating the Helvetian in three rounds at the ATP 250 in Geneva (6-4, 4-6 and 6-4 ). “It’s amazing. I still can’t believe it because I said yesterday that playing against him was a dream. But, of course, beating him is another level, “said the conquese happily after the duel at the ATP.
“It is very emotional to play with him and win. He is on his return and still cannot play his best tennis, but it really counts a lot for me and is very important for the rest of my career “He added humbly.” Of course I was nervous, But I tried to keep it like it’s another match I have a lot of respect and I admire Roger Federer a lot. I really admire it. I had to try not to think who I was playing against. “ Andújar related, who will play the quarterfinals against the winner of the duel between Stricker and Fucsovics.
“I am very proud, not by beating him, but by the way I focused and treated the match. I was able to enjoy playing with Roger Federer. If I had lost, I would say the same, and that is what makes me most proud, “he added after” the most important victory “of his life.” It was not a bad day at the office, “concluded the Cuenca man with a smile. A victory to remember.