No, is the answer. Marat Safin is one of the more interesting players on the tour. Rumours of girls and booze and partying gives him a George Best-type aura. Thank God. Sport needs these kinds of characters, otherwise it’s all too squeaky-clean. Much as I admire Federer and previously Sampras, they aren’t that exciting off the court.<br />
But now Marat has had a <a href=”http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/4283581.stm”>big hissy fit and said that he is upset by the press</a>. Come on, Marat. Play up to it. Don’t go all Henman on us.