Cornet named her dog after Roddick

by: Matt Cronin April 26, 2013

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In an interview with the Daily Mail, Alize Cornet says she admired American Andy Roddick while growing up.

“He was my favorite player when I was 13, 14, and playing in the juniors,” she said. “I used to love imitating him on the court! When I got a dog when I was 15, I called him Andy!”

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