Roddick

  • Watch: Is this Roddick or Serena or Nadal or Djokovic? November 20, 2012

    More than Andy Roddick's 6-4, 4-6, 10-7 victory over Milos Raonic at the Sport Chek Face-off tennis exhibition in Canada, it was his imitation of the present and former greats that made the headlines. Have a look: ...
  • Roddick helps Bulgarian player receive a reduced ban October 12, 2012

    Lausanne: On the day Andy Roddick announced his retirement from tennis, he helped Bulgarian player Dimitar Kutrovsky receive a reduced ban in a doping case. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has published a ruling in Kutrovsky's appeal which reduced his two-year ban to 15 months. CAS says Roddick "testified about Kutrovsky's...
  • US look to surprise favourites Spain in Davis Cup September 13, 2012

    Gijon, Spain: Even without Rafael Nadal, Spain present a formidable challenge to the United States' bid to reach the Davis Cup final. Defending champions Spain welcomes the Americans after having won the last two series between them. Spain haven't lost on clay, or at home, in 13 years. The Americans...
  • Roddick-Del Potro match suspended due to rain September 5, 2012

    New York: His match, and his retirement, put off for at least another day, Andy Roddick stepped out of Arthur Ashe Stadium and into the drizzly night, a black jacket's hood pulled overhead, a bag of ice soothing his right shoulder. He'll try to prolong his US Open — and his...
  • Djokovic eases through, Roddick delays retirement September 3, 2012

    New York: Novak Djokovic continued his stroll through the US Open draw on Sunday as former champion and fan favourite Andy Roddick staved off retirement by ousting Italy's Fabio Fognini in raucous Arthur Ashe Stadium. While Djokovic had a workmanlike 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Frenchman Julien Benneteau to reach the...
  • Emotional Roddick vows to 'stick around' September 1, 2012

    New York: An emotional Andy Roddick postponed his farewell speech and stayed alive in the U.S. Open by routing Bernard Tomic in the second round at Flushing Meadows on Friday night. Roddick needed only one hour and 27 minutes to defeat Tomic 6-3 6-4 6-0, just one day after the 30-year-old...
  • US players on a roll as Roddick decides to quit November 16, 2012

    New York: By turns a bit wistful and at his wisecracking best, Andy Roddick let the tennis world in on a little secret he kept for a couple of days: this US Open will be the last tournament of his career. Roddick made the surprising announcement at a hastily arranged news...
  • Roddick defeats US qualifier in straight sets August 29, 2012

    New York: Andy Roddick served 20 aces on Tuesday to defeat 21-year-old American qualifier Rhyne Williams 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the US Open. Roddick, seeded 20th, won the last 16 points on his serve and finished the match with a 127-mph ace. It was a tough way to...
  • Roddick beats Muller for 32nd Tour Title July 23, 2012

    Atlanta: Andy Roddick beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2 to win the Atlanta Open and earn his 32nd ATP World Tour title on Sunday. Roddick, 29, ranks third among active players in career titles behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. "I've won 32 times and in every one of...
  • Murray, Roddick, Ferrer reach 3rd round June 28, 2012

    Wimbledon: Andy Murray managed to deal with Ivo Karlovic's hard serve to eliminate the Croat 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Thursday and reach the third round of Wimbledon. Murray gave the home crowd at Centre Court a brief scare when he was broken in his first service game, but...
  • Andy Roddick earns 600th career singles win June 23, 2012

    Eastbourne: Andy Roddick claimed his 600th career singles win and reached the Eastbourne final when Steve Darcis retired Friday after receiving treatment on his back. Roddick was leading 6-3, 3-1 when Darcis stopped, sending the American into his first final since winning Memphis in February 2011. Roddick next faces third-seeded Andreas...
  • Roddick in doubt for French Open May 18, 2011

    Paris: Former U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick has pulled out of this week's Nice Open with a shoulder injury and may not be fully fit for the French Open starting on Sunday. "It is not ready to play yet, I hurt it last week in Rome," the American world number 11...
  • Roddick serves past Yen-Hsun February 19, 2010

    Memphis: Defending champion Andy Roddick was pushed for the second straight day before prevailing over Lu Yen-Hsun 7-6 6-4 on Thursday during the second round of the Memphis Championships. After a tough three-set victory over fellow American James Blake in the opening round, Roddick relied on his serve to turn back...
  • Roddick beats Blake in three-set thriller February 18, 2010

    Memphis: Andy Roddick reversed a run of three successive defeats to fellow American James Blake with a hard fought 6-3 4-6 7-6 first round victory at the Memphis Championships on Wednesday. Top-seeded Roddick had served for the match at 5-4 in the final set but Blake broke him to extend the...
  • Roddick outlasts Gonzalez to survive upset Sunday January 25, 2010

    Melbourne: Four days after an angry outburst over the rules relating to replays and line calls, Andy Roddick got a crucial call in his favour in his fourth-round Australian Open win over Fernando Gonzalez. Roddick held off the 2007 Australian Open finalist 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday to advance...
  • Aus Open: Roddick sets up meeting with Gonzalez January 22, 2010

    Melbourne: Andy Roddick and Fernando Gonzalez are set for a clash of big serves after both came through marathon wins in the third round of the Australian Open tennis tournament on Friday. Gonzalez, the world number 11 and Australia 2007 finalist, worked for a heavy win over Evgeny Korolev of...
  • Soderling replaces injured Roddick at ATP finals November 18, 2009

    London: Sweden's Robin Soderling will replace Andy Roddick in the ATP World Tour finals after the American pulled out with a knee injury on Tuesday. "I'm really disappointed ... I love playing in London and I've heard so many good things about the venue," Roddick told the ATP website (atpworldtour.com). "However, I...
  • Injured Roddick limps out of Shanghai Masters October 14, 2009

    Shanghai: Andy Roddick's body finally gave up on him when he limped out of the Shanghai Masters in the first set of his second-round match against Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka on Tuesday. The fourth seed, who launched a scathing attack on the gruelling tour schedule on Monday, was 4-3 up and looking...
  • Djokovic, Roddick march into US Open third round September 4, 2009

    New York: Novak Djokovic and Andy Roddick signalled the strength of their challenges for the US Open title by breezing into the third round with comfortable victories Thursday. Djokovic, a runner-up in 2007, beat Australia's Carsten Ball 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 while Roddick cruised past France's Marc Gicquel 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. Both will...
  • Top seeds advance but Roddick out of Cincinnati August 20, 2009

    Cincinnati: The world's top five players shared top billing on a blockbuster day of tennis at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday but Andy Roddick failed to read the script as he was up-ended in the second round. Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic all advanced to round three,...
  • Del Potro wins title to spoil Roddick return August 10, 2009

    Washington: Juan Martin Del Potro spoiled Andy Roddick's return to the tour after a month-long hiatus by upsetting the top seed and world No. 5 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 to win the Washington Classic on Sunday. The 20-year-old Argentine won the final-set tiebreak 8-6, clinching the 2- hour slugfest with a scorching...
  • Roddick ready to return after Wimbledon defeat August 4, 2009

    New Delhi: The Legg Mason Classic in Washington will witness the return of tennis star Andy Roddick. After a disappointing defeat at the hands of Roger Federer at the Wimbledon, Roddick is all set to return to the court. “Not a lot of people get to play in the final...
  • Pics: Federer wins record-breaking 15th Grand Slam title July 6, 2009

    Switzerland's Roger Federer beat American Andy Roddick 5-7, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5), 3-6, 16-14 in a marathon Wimbledon's men's singles final on Sunday to claim a record 15th Grand Slam title of his career. With this victory Federer has broken Pete Sampras' record who has won record-breaking 14 Grand Slam...
  • Who said what about record champion Federer July 6, 2009

    London: A collection of quotes about Roger Federer, who won his 15th Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon on Sunday, taking him past the previous record of 14 he shared with Pete Sampras. "The guy's a legend and now he's an icon. He's got 15 majors, that's a lot of majors,...
  • Chronology of Federer's record 15 Grand Slam titles July 6, 2009

    Roger Federer captured a record 15th Grand Slam title by winning Wimbledon on Sunday. This is how he did it. 2003 First title: Becomes first Swiss man to win a Grand Slam title after beating Mark Philippoussis 7-6 6-2 7-6 in the Wimbledon final. 2004 Second title: Wins Australian Open by defeating unseeded Russian...
  • Federer wins 15th Grand Slam title July 6, 2009

    London: Switzerland's Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick in one of the most extraordinary finals ever seen at Wimbledon on Sunday, holding off an incredible challenge from the American to win 5-7 7-6 7-6 3-6 16-14. The final set alone of an unforgettable Centre Court duel lasted 95 minutes before Roddick's mishit...
  • Roddick knocks out Murray, to face Federer in final July 4, 2009

    Wimbledon: Five-time champion Roger Federer reached his seventh straight Wimbledon final Friday and will face Andy Roddick for a chance at a record 15th Grand Slam title. Federer delivered a masterful grass-court performance to beat Tommy Haas 7-6 (3), 7-5, 6-3, extending his winning run to 18 consecutive matches and closing...
  • Murray's return the key; Federer faces Haas challenge July 3, 2009

    London: Andy Murray's much-vaunted returning skills will be tested to breaking point at Wimbledon on Friday while Roger Federer faces a more subtle examination from a man in too much of a hurry to be blinded by reputation. Murray's semi-final against the resurgent Andy Roddick is one of those irresistible meetings...
  • Venus, Roddick tumble on court but enter second round June 24, 2009

    Wimbledon: Five-time champion Venus Williams recovered from an early stumble in her opening match at Wimbledon on Tuesday to beat Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland 6-3, 6-2. It was Venus' first appearance on Centre Court since the 2008 final, when she beat sister Serena for her second Wimbledon title in a row. "I...
  • Monfils knocks out Roddick, meets Federer next June 2, 2009

    Paris: Gael Monfils watched Andy Roddick squirm for almost two hours before he put the American sixth seed out of his misery on Monday to become the only Frenchman to reach the Roland Garros quarter-finals. Monfils, who dismissed the American sixth seed 6-4, 6-2, 6-3, was left as the only player...