Andy Roddick Biography

Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick is a former 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. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Andy Roddick
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Tennis player, Athlete, Actor
Date of Birth:
August 30, 1982 (36)
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Marriages
  • 2009-04-17
    World's no. 1 professional tennis player Andy Roddick (29) weds fashion model and actress Brooklyn Decker (25) in Austin, Texas
Andy Roddick Timeline
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