Young Korda follows in father's path

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 1:53 a.m.

Sebastian Korda, the son of 1998 Australian Open champion Petr Korda, won his first-round matches Sunday in the boys singles and doubles matches at the Australian Open.

Sebastian Korda, the son of 1998 Australian Open champion Petr Korda, won his first-round matches Sunday in the boys singles and doubles matches at the Australian Open.

MELBOURNE, Australia -- If Sebastian Korda wasn't already nervous enough playing at the Australian Open, one of his first impressions of Rod Laver Arena was seeing the giant sign in the Walk of Champions bearing the name of his father, Petr Korda, and the year he won the title in 1998.

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