MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Tommy Paul is a lack of during the time to keep in mind watching Andy Roddick win the fresh 2003 U.S. Discover, the final Grand Slam singles term having a western child.
“I was in reality salty as he turned to Lacoste. I found myself such as for example, ‘He isn’t attending victory some other Slam today,’” Paul told you with a grin immediately following reaching the semifinals in the Australian Discover, where he’ll face Novak Djokovic out-of Serbia into Monday, just after Stefanos Tsitsipas out of Greece confronts Karen Khachanov out-of Russia. “I was thinking it absolutely was the fresh gowns.”
One tournament during the Filtering Meadows a couple of singles for Western man, even in the event a trio out of fellows entitled Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Djokovic probably (wink) got more regarding in which the major trophies left heading over the remainder of Roddick’s profession – and you will past – than just about any clothes solutions.
Paul’s work on within Melbourne Playground is among the of a lot advice of the ways where You.S.