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In sensational news coming out of New York, Australian tennis player John Millman has managed to grab headlines without making a fool of himself.
The 29-year-old journeyman who is ranked 55th in the world has incredibly knocked Roger Federer out of the US Open in 4 sets.
Millman won 3-6, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6 to upset the 20 time grand slam champion.
After knocking arguably the greatest ever out of the Flushing Meadows tournament, Millman has shocked the nation.
However, in a surprising twist, the victory of the Fed Express is in itself not the greatest shock to the country.
The larger shock being that an Australian tennis player has managed to grab the nation’s attention and headlines without carrying on like a fucking spoon.
This comes after years of young Australian men embarrassing the country on a national stage, all the way back to a backwards capped Lleyton Hewitt punching the ground and screaming ‘Come onnnnnnnnn’ after every single point he won.
It’s believed Milman’s ability to make a name for himself without throwing tantrums may stem from his upbringing in the City of Brisbane.
After finishing the match at 1am New York time, Millman told the interviewer on the court that he needed to get to bed asap, as he had a Fantasy Draft to do at 7am in the morning.
Millman then told The Advocate over the phone from his bed that he hopes to keep the whole thing going without carrying on in future.
“It’s going to be hard, but I’ll try not to abuse reporters, fellow players, or tank at some point,” he said.
“Wish me luck.”