2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Andy Roddick v Younes El Aynaoui
4-6, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4, 21-19
Andy Roddick won one of the longest matches of the Open era, beating Younes El Aynaoui in a fifth set
that ended 21-19 to reach the Australian Open semifinals. Roddick defeated the Moroccan on Wednesday night in a match lasting 4 hours, 59 minutes.
The exhausted players walked off the court hand in hand. This match exhibited the grit and determination of the young American.
The match could have gone either way, but Roddick's will would NOT let him be denied the victory.
* this broadcast jumps ahead about 5 games in 1st set
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