“We are a really good team and we had a good time”

Tennis - ATP Cup - Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia - January 3, 2022 Spain's Pablo Carreno celebrates with coach Cesar Fabregas after winning his group stage match against Norway's Viktor Durasovic REUTERS / Asanka Brendon Ratnayake

Pablo Carreño and Roberto Bautista attended the media after their triumphs against Viktor Durasovic and Casper Ruud in the ATP Cup tie against Norway, after which Spain was the leader of group A with two series won and a 6-0 record in victories.

Assessment

Carreño: “Well, it’s true that it was very important to go 2-0. We know that Casper is a really good player. Roberto did a good job and I think for me it has been a good experience on the court. Much better than the first day. normal to be better. I feel more comfortable on the court. Now it is important to improve my level, improve my confidence. We know that we won both games, but now we have to be focused for the next one against Serbia, because maybe we need to win as well. “

Baptist: “We know that each point is very important and I am very happy. I look very good on the court. That is why I beat Casper, because he is a really good player. I served very well, playing aggressive and, well, it is a very important victory. for me. We are very focused on the next tie against Serbia. I had to be very focused on the return and try to play aggressive so as not to hit easy balls in the middle of the court to his right and find his backhand as many times as possible Also trying to pressure sometimes by going out to the net and, well, today was a great game and a very good victory for me. “

Win the first point

Carreño: “I know that normally my rivals are easier than Roberto’s, but it is still very difficult. It is important to score the first point to be on top, to give Roberto confidence and calm; and it is important for the team that I play my game. better level because we know that every point counts here. “

Play in team

Baptist: “I have always liked playing as a team. Pablo, Albert and I played many times together, we are a really good team and we are also happy to have Pedro and Alex. I think they have a great future in competitions with Spain and we have a good time on and off the track. It’s sure to be a great week. “

Championship options

Baptist: “There is nothing guaranteed here. Every day is different and although we are playing well, this may change. You have to stay focused”

Carreño: “It may be the case that on Wednesday we have to beat Serbia and if we lose we go home, so it is better to go little by little, without expectations.”

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