Andy Roddick biography

Andy Roddick

Tennis Player

1982 –

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Who is Andy Roddick?

Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick is an American professional tennis player and former World No. 1. He is known for his fast service and powerful forehand.

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, and the last to both become world number-one and year-end world number-one. Roddick reached four other Grand Slam finals, losing to Roger Federer every time. He is married to Brooklyn 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 by Juan Martín del Potro, Roddick retired from the sport with the aim of focusing on his foundation, the Andy Roddick Foundation, in future years.

Andy Roddick is currently playing for the Austin Aces in World Team Tennis This is his 8th season in World Team Tennis and the 5th team he has played for.

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Born
Aug 30, 1982
Omaha
Also known as
  • Andrew Stephen Roddick
  • other A-Rod
  • andy_roddick
  • Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick
  • Little Roddick
  • A-Rod
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Georgia
Lived in
  • Austin
  • Omaha

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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