If something is not accurately described Marcelo Rios Throughout his career as a tennis player it has been because of his compassion. And it is that the former athlete, known as “Chino”, did not have many fleas and was very acidic and spicy in dealing with others, especially if something was bothering him. In fact, it is a feature that continues to this day.
The former ATP World No. 1 will always be remembered for his controversies and doubts, and also because he didn’t have many qualms about showing up and explaining when something bothered him or he didn’t like it. One of those episodes starred Marcelo Rios In conference after winning the 1999 US Open. Incredible responses from the former Chilean tennis player.
The most annoying interview “El Chino” Ríos gave in his career
In August 1999, the same day the player had just established himself as the winner of the US Open tennis tournament, Marcelo Rios He had to face the reporters at the post-match press conference. At that time, the best tennis player in Chile, America and the world defeated the Czech Martin Dam in a rather difficult match. Reporters were eager to consult Rios about his post-consecration feelings and interests.
A few days ago, the former US Open press officer, Randy WalkerOn his Twitter account, he shared a transcript (in English) of his uncomfortable interview Marcelo Rios. Ironically, E. called it “one of the best post-match interview scripts in US Open history.”
Among some uncomfortable questions and answers, this one stands out Marcelo “El Chino” Rios Responding that “Nobody” was his childhood idol, “Nothing” was another of the sharp and unfriendly responses Rios made when asked about his hobbies and pastimes. At some point, when the former tennis player was asked about his best sports moments, he limited himself to answering: “I don’t remember.”
Disappointing questions and answers also passed by Marcelo RiosSome journalists were annoyed, and when Rios asked them what they wanted him to answer, they blamed the Chilean for answering questions only. “Then don’t ask me questions like that,” Rios interrupted. on more than one occasion “El Chino” Rios He met with journalists during his interrogation, and even insulted them.
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