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Marcelo Ríos, the national extenista and exnúmero one of the ATP ranking, gave much to talk about this week.
For your exposure to duel against Nicolás Lapentti, adds that he has requested an invitation to compete for the Columbus Challenger in the United States, with the intention of making history to the try to be the oldest player to win a professional tournament.
Now, beating what will be his game against Lapentti, the & Chinese; revealed Who is the best tennis player to win during his career?.
In an interview at 24 Hours, Ríos was asked if the victory André Agassi, which took him to the top of the world tennis, was the most celebrated triumph of his career, but, true to his style, the response of & # 39; Chino & # 39; surprised.
"The Agassi thing has many merits, to win it in the United States, to be number one, to have been the first Chilean. There are many positive things," explained the extenista by his victory
"But I would say that the best triumph was against Jim Courier in Singapore. Courier for me felt horrible and being able to be with him, knowing who Courier had been, at the time he won Roland Garros and was well known. And I could beat him 6-0, 6-1 and laugh in his face, for me it was such a beautiful thing ", recognized the & # 39; Chinese & # 39;
The former world number one added that "Grab him by the egg and laugh at his faceand let him look at me and tell me "what you're laughing at." These are things that made me happy, but not enough, but a way to show him that at that moment I was better than him. "