In sticking with the Roddick theme, though, I nominate him for quote of the tournament for his response during Friday's press conference regarding his upcoming encounter with Cyprus native Marcos Baghdatis and his legion of excitable supporters (whom I experienced first-hand in my first-round loss to Baghdatis):
"I have a bunch of half-naked women, and he has a bunch of sweaty men. I know who I'd rather have dinner with."
Outspoken ATP tennis pro Justin Gimelstob
is participating in this year's Australian Open and is a frequent contributor to SI.com. He's competing in the mixed-doubles tournament on Saturday with partner Ashley Fisher.