17:55 / 19.07.2021.

Author: Branko Lozančić

Roddick: Ivanišević was one of my role models

Goran Ivanišević

Goran Ivanišević

Foto: Brian Snyder / REUTERS

Former American tennis player Andy Roddick has praised Croatian tennis legend Goran Ivanišević.

These days, Goran Ivanišević is receiving congratulations from all sides for entering the Tennis Hall of Fame, and among the congratulators are former tennis players that Ivanišević defeated on the way to his title at Wimbledon. One of them is Grand Slam winner Andy Roddick, who praised Ivanišević.

“Congratulations, you crazy one. You were one of my role models and it was amazing to play against you. You absolutely deserve to enter the Hall of Fame, you are a legend, I am just happy for you. When you played that final most people in and around tennis cheered for you, I was one of them. We all kind of wanted you to finally win it,” said Roddick.

During his playing career, Goran Ivanišević gathered numerous sympathies for his approach and manner of playing tennis, and that is why he has received numerous praises and recognitions.

Source: HRT

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