BBCNews: Ringleader of Andy Roddick Hatred Discovered in Mens Locker Room with Weapon
September 3, 2002
Minutes before Andy Roddick left for his 4th round match against Juan Ignacio Chela, a crazed fan was reported lurking behind the lockers with an unidentified weapon. Roddick left without notice, but the stranger was discovered to be Jeff Tarango, a hasbeen USA tennis play who has been leading the revolt against the young American. Tarango has been known to get upset easily in matches and claim that his opponents are always faking an injury to distract him. His views and teachings have spread widely across the internet, claiming people under his dillusional way of thinking. Tarango has been released on bail, and will have to undergo 2 days of watching Roddick reactions.
You would make a fine writer, Nwan! What you wrote was very believable!
Unfortunately there is going to be another attempt at a terrible incident in tennis someday. I just hope Security is first rate for the tennis players. But it's only a matter of time before someone tries something.