Some more interesting facts about Korda:
*In 1990 he and Ivanisevic reached the doubles final of Roland Garros.
*In 1992 he reached the Roland Garros singles final, losing to Courier
*In 1997 he competed in two titanic grand slam battles against Pete Sampras. At Wimbledon, he lost to Sampras in the 4th round 6-4 6-3 6-7(8-10) 6-7 (1-7) 6-4, but at the US Open he avenged that defeat with a 6-7 (4-7) 7-5 7-6 (7-2) 3-6 7-6 (7-3) victory over the defending champion and #1 seed.
*In 1998, not only did Korda def Rios in straight sets for the Aussie Open title, but was actually one match away from attaining the world #1 ranking when he lost to Tim Henman in the quarters at Wimbledon.