"I had to experience sooner or later this," he said. "I knew I could not go on playing the highest level for so many years all the time, but it's good to experience this so I can hopefully get better in the period to come."
"It was an incredible 10 days for me and something I'll always remember," said Querrey, who's now ranked 29th in the world. "I still view myself as a good player. I thought I was good before the match. I think I'm still a good player now."