The former prodigy once described a tennis academy as ‘Lord of the Flies’ with forehands, and wrestled a lot of demons. But he just can’t leave the game he claims to hate.
Michael Mewshaw is the author of 22 books, most recently Ad In Ad Out, a collection of his writing about tennis.
The suspicions of corruption surrounding the Australian Open shouldn’t surprise us. Players have been taking money under the table, and fixing matches, for generations.