Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/18/14

When most people travel to Paris, they look forward to fine French cuisine such as French onion soup or creme brulee. That is, everyone except Jack Sock. The 20-year-old tennis player prefers the friendly confines of a Chipotle while he is in town for the French Open instead. Over the past two weeks he estimates that he has eaten there roughly seven times. Sock’s Chipotle obsession reached a new high in 2011 when he had it for dinner 18 straight times in hopes that it would help him win the U.S. Open boys’ title. His plan worked as he busted onto the U.S. tennis scene with the title in hand. The young American isn’t making news for just his fast-food obsession, though. Sock has been impressive during his time at the French Open so far, as he has yet to drop a set. He had to win three qualifying matches to make the tournament, and once he did, he cruised to a straight-set win over veteran Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round. His second-round match with No. 12 seed Tommy Haas was postponed on Thursday and is scheduled to be made up Friday morning. Whether it’s the Chipotle or an innate talent, Sock is feeling right at home in Paris, a place where American tennis players are notorious for struggling as of late. “Coming over here and playing on the real stuff has been great. I feel comfortable,” Sock told the Wall Street Journal. “I feel like I can move well on the clay. So if I need to get into a longer rally, I can.” Sock’s performance in Paris also comes as a surprise after he started off the year with a 5-12 record and a No. 118 world ranking before the French Open. If he is able to beat Haas and stay in Paris a while longer, don’t expect him to change up his eating habits, as he plans on eating at the one Chipotle in the city as much as possible. “[I] will be there as much as I can,” he said. Check out Sock’s reaction upon finding that one Chipotle in the tweet below. It was a cab ride away but I found you in Paris @ChipotleTweets #obsessed #maybetooobsessed http://t.co/Q9SUCLeSeg— Jack Sock (@JackSock) May 17, 2013 Photo via Facebook/Jack Sock

Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Corey Brewer: We got our butt kicked, it was embarrassing

Brian Kelly hints Notre Dame will have fast offense

John Madden: Last play of Super Bowl will 'torment' Pete Carroll

Cristiano Ronaldo nets hat trick, sets career high for goals

WATCH: Cormier tells Jones to get his s-- together


Fans holding 'Free Tom Brady Rally' at Gillette Stadium

Josh Hamilton to be activated by Rangers

WATCH: Top CB recruit makes insane catch doing backflip

Biggest surprises of the MLB season

Marcus Mariota leads NFL in jersey sales for May

Report: Scott Skiles frontrunner for Magic coaching job

Seahawks fan starts GoFundMe for Russell Wilson's contract

Billy Donovan thanks Florida fans with full-page ad

WATCH: Daniel Cormier gets into it with Ryan Bader

Jim Harbaugh compares his driving to Jeff Gordon's

WATCH: High school seals win with perfect hidden ball trick

Warriors crush Rockets in Houston to take 3-0 series lead

WATCH: D'Angelo Russell whiffs on horrible golf swing

Brian Matusz ejected for having foreign substance on arm

PHOTO: Don Cherry wears wild suit even for his taste

PHOTOS: Gigantic sinkhole at Jack Nicklaus golf course

WATCH: Memphis player catches defense sleeping, scores

WATCH: Astros turn around-the-horn triple play

Tennis News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Kelly drops hint about ND offense

John Madden: Last SB play will 'torment' Carroll

Eight biggest surprises of the MLB season

Bryan Price ejected before first pitch

Vin Scully narrates marriage proposal

Pats fan's obituary defends Brady

Marlins players skip own charity event

John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

Jim Kelly: No doubt Tom Brady cheated

Post-combine NBA Draft big board: Top 30

Ex-players sue NFL for conspiring to push painkillers

Astros surprising, but can get better with Correa

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.