But New York has been a profitable location for the Spaniard, who claimed his first Grand Slam match victory final yr at Flushing Meadows. And on Tuesday, Menendez-Maceiras saved 5 match factors towards house favorite Steve Johnson, the No. 7 seed, to say his fourth tour-level win. After the match, he spoke to ATPWorldTour.com about his passions and his future.
What’s your greatest ardour exterior of tennis and why?
Many issues however many who I can not do, as a result of I like dangerous sports activities. It’s troublesome as a result of I’m an expert participant and I can’t ski or go to the mountains and climb, this stuff. But possibly once I end my profession.
What was the final ebook you learn?
I learn novels loads and biographies about sportsmen and motivational books, I like them.
What is your favorite ebook?
One of my favorite biographies was about considered one of my idols once I was younger, Andre Agassi. He was an ideal participant from the baseline and I like his recreation so I favored his ebook.
Last live performance or present you attended?
I don’t have time to go to concert events. One of my desires for these two months, with my physio, we like Above and Beyond loads and I do know they’re coming over to the United States. But I don’t know if I’ll have time to go and see them.
Favourite sport to observe in addition to tennis?
I like soccer loads. Soccer. I comply with it loads. I’ve household in Madrid and generally I’ve time to go there to see the Champions League and I take pleasure in it loads.
Outside of your loved ones, whom do you admire most?
My coach in Marbella, Eric Scherer. He’s not right here sadly however I’m working with him loads. He’s my age. He’s an ideal good friend and I feel we’re working loads to have a match like at the moment. I used to be preventing loads and dealing loads for a few years with him and eventually I bought it.
My tennis profession shall be a hit if ___________
Last yr I bought my first win at a Grand Slam right here within the US Open. For me it was unbelievable, so a few years and eventually to get a win in an enormous occasion. For certain now it’s preventing to get into the Top 100 [of the ATP Rankings].
After my tennis profession, I need to ___________
I like children and I like my sport in order that’s why I’m nonetheless preventing, taking part in right here and travelling a lot away from my household and my girlfriend. I like my sport and for certain sooner or later I need to educate the youngsters.