"This was the first time I passed trough a qualifying and also my first ATP match win. I knew that at some point the results would come, but I didn't expect this soon. I don't want to be too excited, I am happy, but with my feet in the floor".
"Before coming here we also thought if it would be a good choice because we left Costa do Sauipe very late" (he arrived at 3 PM on Saturday and played at 6 PM).
"A curiosity: the tournament was full of children today and when my match, which was in Court 3, ended, they came over me asking for signatures. I couldn't even reach the bathrooms!"