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Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick (born August 30, 1982) is a retired American professional tennis player an umwhile warld no. 1.

Andy Roddick
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Roddick in 2009
Kintra  Unitit States
Residence Austin, Texas
Born (1982-08-30) 30 August 1982 (age 37)
Omaha, Nebraska
Hicht 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Turned pro 2000
Retired September 5, 2012
Plays Ricgt-haundit
(twa-haundit backhaund)
Coach(es) Jimmy Connors
Prize money

$20,637,390

Career record 612–213
Career titles 32
Heichest rankin No. 1 (November 3, 2003)
Australian Open SF (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009)
French Open 4R (2009)
Wimbledon F (2004, 2005, 2009)
US Open W (2003)
Tour Finals SF (2003, 2004, 2007)
Olympic Gemmes 3R (2004)
Career record 67–50
Career titles 4
Heichest rankin No. 50 (Januar 11, 2010)
Australian Open -
French Open 1R (2009)
Wimbledon 1R (2001)
US Open 2R (1999, 2000)
Last updatit on: September 10, 2012.

He acame a Grand Slam singles champion when he wan the title at the 2003 US Open, defeatin Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final. He is currently the last North American male player tae win a Grand Slam singles event. Roddick reached fower ither Grand Slam finals (Wimbledon in 2004, 2005, an 2009, an the US Open in 2006), losin tae Roger Federer in aw fower. He is mairit tae Brooklyn Decker, a Sports Illustrated swimwear model an actress.

On August 30, 2012, durin the 2012 US Open an on his 30t birthday, Roddick annoonced that he would retire efter the toornament. Follaein a fowert-roond defeat tae Juan Martín del Potro, Roddick retired frae the sport wi the aim o focusin on his foondation in futur years.[2]

Career statisticsEedit

Grand Slam TournamentsEedit

HistoryEedit

Toornament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W–L
Australian Open A A 2R SF QF SF 4R SF 3R SF QF 4R 2R 0 / 11 38–11
French Open A 3R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A 4R 3R A 1R 0 / 10 9–10
Wimbledon A 3R 3R SF F F 3R QF 2R F 4R 3R 3R 0 / 12 41–12
US Open 1R QF QF W QF 1R F QF QF 3R 2R QF 4R 1 / 13 43–12
Wan–Lost 0–1 8–3 7–4 17–3 15–4 12–4 11–4 13–4 7–3 16–4 10–4 9–3 6–4 1 / 46 131–45

Finals: 5 (1 teetle, 4 runners-up)Eedit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2003 US Open Haurd   Juan Carlos Ferrero 6–3, 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Runner-up 2004 Wimbledon Gress   Roger Federer 6–4, 5–7, 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Runner-up 2005 Wimbledon Gress   Roger Federer 2–6, 6–7(2–7), 4–6
Runner-up 2006 US Open Haurd   Roger Federer 2–6, 6–4, 5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 2009 Wimbledon Gress   Roger Federer 7–5, 6–7(6–8), 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 14–16

Masters SeriesEedit

Finals: 9 (5 teetles, 4 runners-up)Eedit

Ootcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 2002 Canada (Toronto) (1) Haurd   Guillermo Cañas 4–6, 5–7
Winner 2003 Montreal Haurd   David Nalbandian 6–1, 6–3
Winner 2003 Cincinnati Haurd   Mardy Fish 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–4)
Winner 2004 Miami Haurd   Guillermo Coria 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–1, ret.
Runner-up 2004 Toronto (2) Haurd   Roger Federer 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2005 Cincinnati Haurd   Roger Federer 3–6, 5–7
Winner 2006 Cincinnati (2) Haurd   Juan Carlos Ferrero 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2010 Indian Wells Haurd   Ivan Ljubičić 6–7(3–7), 6–7(5–7)
Winner 2010 Miami (2) Haurd   Tomáš Berdych 7–5, 6–4

RecordsEedit

  • These records wur attained in Open Era o tennis.
Championship Years Record accomplished Player tied
Wimbledon 2009 39 gemmes wan in a Grand Slam final[3] Stands alone
ATP Warld Tour 2007 18 consecutive tiebreaks wan[4] Stands alone
US Open 2004 Fastest serve in a Grand Slam toornament (152 mph) Stands alone

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Roland Garros – The 2010 French Open – Official Site by IBM". 2010.rolandgarros.com. Retrieved May 17, 2011. 
  2. "Andy Roddick retires after US Open defeat by Del Potro". Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  3. "Roddick looks forward to 'laid-back' Eastbourne". Eastbourne Herald. June 16, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2012. [H]e holds the record of most games won in a Grand Slam final at 39. 
  4. "Andy Roddick – Career Highlights". ATP World Tour. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 2007 — Led ATP circuit with...an Open Era record 18 straight won from February (Memphis) through early July (Wimbledon). 

Freemit airtinsEedit