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“I’ll intern from home” – Bored Andy Roddick in pursuit of new job amidst coronavirus isolation

Andy Roddick even ready to intern as joblessness seems to have hit a peak for the former US star

Former American tennis star Andy Roddick is the lookout for a new job with little or no work to do as part of the coronavirus isolation.

The 2003 US Open champion is currently undergoing self-quarantine at his home. This is part of the mandatory precautionary methods required to curb the spread of the pandemic virus.

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Former American tennis player Andy Roddick speaks during an event. (Getty Images)

The lack of work seems to have affected the former professional who took to Twitter to express his frustration.

Roddick posted a job-request on social media, requesting Tennis Channel to offer him some work in his old industry.

Roddick’s boredom seemed to have hit a peak as he suggested that he was even ready to intern from his home during the isolation period..

Roddick’s request receives a reply

Fortunately, Roddick’s request received a reply from the American sports-oriented television network Tennis channel.

Andy Roddick vs Novak Djokovic was one of the bitter battles from the past
Andy Roddick vs Novak Djokovic was an incredible rivalry due to the things said between the stars (Credit: Nine.com)

They replied that they were thrilled to hear his request and would be auditioning him the next day. The sports network even posted the timings of his audition asked the public to retweet their post if they wished to see the former US player.

Roddick retired from the game of tennis after the 2012 US Open after turning professional back in 2000.

The former professional had distanced himself from his old industry and had put the sport behind him for the most part after his retirement.

Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick during a previous match
Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick at the 2011 US Open (Getty)

Since then he has been giving his entire focus to the Andy Roddick Foundation which serves at-risk youth and children in Austin, Texas.

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