Andy Roddick From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Andy roddick)
Roddick in 2009
|Born||August 30, 1982 (age 30)
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||88.6 kilograms (195 lb)|
|Retired||September 5, 2012|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||612–213 (74.18%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (November 3, 2003)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|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 Games||3R (2004)|
|Career record||67–50 (57.26%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 50 (January 11, 2010)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||1R (2009)|
|US Open||2R (1999, 2000)|
Last updated on: September 10, 2012.
He became a Grand Slam singles champion when he won the title at the 2003 US Open, defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final. He is currently the last North American male player to win a Grand Slam singles event. Roddick has reached four other Grand Slam finals (Wimbledon in 2004, 2005, and 2009, and the US Open in 2006), losing to Roger Federer every time. He is married toBrooklyn Decker, a Sports Illustrated swimwear model and actress.
On August 30, 2012, during the 2012 US Open and on his 30th birthday, Roddick announced that he would retire after the tournament. Following a fourth-round defeat to Juan Martin del Potro, Roddick retired from the sport with the aim of focusing on his foundation in future years.