Roddick gets upset by foot-fault call at Open
Andy Roddick carried on a lengthy argument with a U.S. Open
lineswoman over a foot-fault call Wednesday night – although it
wasn’t nearly the sort of tirade Serena Williams delivered a year
ago, nor did it come at as crucial a moment.
The call was made while Roddick trailed in the third set of what
would become a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3, 7-6 (4) loss to Janko Tipsarevic in
the second round.
Roddick asked the line judge which foot crossed the baseline,
and she told him it was his right foot.
”That’s impossible,” Roddick snapped.
He continued berating the official between points, making a joke
A TV replay showed Roddick did commit a foot fault – but with
his left foot.
The lineswoman was not on court at the start of the fourth