But a smile seeped from his face when play concluded Friday.
“I’m going to turn my phone off because I’m going to have a lot of friends come out of the woodwork that want tickets,” Tiley joked to CNN.
Ten years ago, yes, but this wasn’t supposed to happen in 2017 as injuries and father time — often intertwined — unfortunately intervened.
After Serena Williams beat Venus Williams 6-4 6-4 in a contest Saturday between siblings who now own a combined 30 grand slam titles, Roger Federer faces Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s men’s final in what Andy Roddick called the “most important match in Australian Open history and possibly grand slam history.”
Roddick — whose press conference humor never did justice to his vast intelligence — broke things down in simple fashion.
It was hard to argue with the American’s logic as…