Robert Farah and Juan Sebastián Cabal, who were defeated in the quarterfinals in Tokyo, set the goal of qualifying for the next Olympic Games in Paris 2024 where they will burn “their last cartridge”.
This was stated in Bogotá, on their return from the Japanese country, during the inauguration of the House Colombia, a space to bring together Colombian athletes from all disciplines who defend the colors of the country.
“Our last cartridge would be at the Paris Olympics,” Farah said. when asked about the future of the duo, the most successful in Colombia of all time in the sport of tennis.
Farah and Cabal, who were favorites to prevail in this modality, were defeated in the quarterfinals by New Zealanders Marcus Daniel and Michael Venus, with partial 6-3, 3-6 and 10-7.
In addition to focusing their objectives on Paris 2024, the Colombians said that they will continue on the ATP circuit, always looking for the triumphs that allow them to stay current in the competitive world of tennis.
“In three years a lot can happen but clearly that is the goal (to reach the London Olympics)” remarked Farah.
For his part, Cabal assured that in Tokyo they did their best but that unfortunately they could not advance higher but that they come out calm because “we gave it our all.”
“We are hungry for Paris,” Cabal said who trusted that injuries do not affect them in competitions and thus have another chance at the Games.
In addition to the tournaments, the pair also have in mind the Davis Cup in which Colombia will compete against the United States and Italy, in Turin in November this year.