David Ferrer lost to Nick Kyrgios by 7-6 (3) 7-6 (4), but it's still a great week for the Spaniard player who reached his first Masters 1000 semifinal since 2015 Paris. Analyzing the match, in press conference Ferrer said: 'He served really good.
I didn't have chance in the second tiebreak. I played good, but I need serve. I'm missing all the match. And in important moments with the second serve, he played aggressive. He serve, you know, up than 130 miles. But anyway, I happy with my match today and my game.' About Kyrgios's potential, Ferrer said something interesting: 'Nick is young guy, also, but he's improving.
I think that he's a nice guy. Well, he's improving every year, and he's the future. He will have a lot of chance to be No. 1 of the world and to win Grand Slams, but depends of his mentality.' Does David work more than maybe talented players? 'Well, I have worked but not any more than the other tennis players.
No, I don't think so. To be a Top 10, you need talent, you need good legs, good timing. You know, I have a very good timing with my ball, backhand, forehand, and I have a very good return. So I am trying to improve my game and my best weapons.
My best weapons is my consistent and my return. So I have that, and I am one of the best tennis players of the world about that and improve that, but I don't have that because I work hard work a lot or I work hard more than the other tennis players.
I thought all the tennis players are hard work. Depends of the game, some tennis player. But everyone work hard every day.' About his future, the 35-year-old revealed: 'Three months ago I thought that maybe after Roland Garros or maybe when I finish this year I will take a decision about my career.
And now I am 30 of the world, playing good tennis. I hope will play next year again. I think so I will play. I am 100% sure that next year I will play. But in only three months, so I don't know if we can play two more years or three more years.
I am going step by step and enjoying this moment, enjoying this week. Is a new role for me. I am not a Top 10, but I am still have motivation. And for me, now, is the most important will play in center court with crowd and because I am playing tennis.' ALSO READ: Kyrgios: 'On back courts I tank matches, but against players like Nadal...' .