Adrian Menendez-Maceiras entered the inaugural New York Open having performed simply 15 tour-level fits on the age of 32. This is lower than two according to cent of fits in his occupation.
However New York has been a a success location for the Spaniard, who claimed his first Grand Slam fit victory final 12 months at Flushing Meadows. And on Tuesday, Menendez-Maceiras stored 5 fit issues in opposition to house favorite Steve Johnson, the No. 7 seed, to assert his fourth tour-level win. After the fit, he spoke to ATPWorldTour.com about his passions and his long run.
What’s your largest pastime out of doors of tennis and why?
Many stuff however many who I can’t do, as a result of I really like dangerous sports activities. It’s tough as a result of I’m a certified participant and I will’t ski or move to the mountains and climb, this stuff. However possibly after I end my occupation.
What was once the final e-book you learn?
I learn novels so much and biographies about sportsmen and motivational books, I really like them.
What’s your favorite e-book?
One in all my favorite biographies was once about one among my idols when I used to be younger, Andre Agassi. He was once an ideal participant from the baseline and I really like his recreation so I preferred his e-book.
Closing live performance or display you attended?
I don’t have time to visit live shows. One in all my desires for those two months, with my physio, we love Above and Past so much and I do know they’re coming over to the USA. However I don’t know if I’ll have time to head and spot them.
Favorite game to observe but even so tennis?
I really like soccer so much. Football. I observe it so much. I’ve circle of relatives in Madrid and occasionally I’ve time to head there to peer the Champions League and I revel in it so much.
Out of doors of your circle of relatives, whom do you respect maximum?
My trainer in Marbella, Eric Scherer. He’s now not right here sadly however I’m operating with him so much. He’s my age. He’s an ideal buddy and I believe we’re operating so much to have a fit like nowadays. I used to be combating so much and dealing so much for a few years with him and in spite of everything I were given it.
My tennis occupation shall be a luck if ___________
Closing 12 months I were given my first win at a Grand Slam right here in the USA Open. For me it was once incredible, such a lot of years and in spite of everything to get a win in a large tournament. Needless to say now it’s combating to get into the Best 100 [of the ATP Rankings].
After my tennis occupation, I need to ___________
I really like youngsters and I really like my game in order that’s why I’m nonetheless combating, enjoying right here and travelling such a lot clear of my circle of relatives and my female friend. I really like my game and evidently at some point I need to educate the youngsters.