Andy Roddick

Tennis Player

Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick is a retired American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. He became a Grand Slam singles champion when he won the title at the 2003 US Open, defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero in the finals, which currently makes him 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.… Read More

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1982 Birth Born on August 30, 1982.


1999 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Roddick played varsity basketball in high school alongside his future Davis Cup teammate Mardy Fish, who trained and lived with Roddick in 1999. … Read More
2000 17 Years Old He won six world junior singles titles and seven world junior doubles titles, and won the US Open and Australian Open junior singles titles in 2000. … Read More
2001 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2001, Roddick defeated former French Open champion Michael Chang in five sets in the second round of the tournament, despite the fact that clay was Roddick's worst surface. … Read More


He became a Grand Slam singles champion when he won the title at the 2003 US Open, defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final. … Read More
Roddick's reign at No. 1 ended the following February, when Roger Federer ascended to the top position, after winning his first Australian Open; the 2004 Australian Open would be the only time in Roddick's career that he was the No. 1 seed in a Grand Slam. … Read More
2006 - 2007 3 More Events
Roddick started 2008 strongly, defeating Ivan Ljubičić, 6–3, 6–0, and Safin, 6–3, 6–3, to reach the AAMI Kooyong Classic final for the fourth consecutive season. … Read More
…  On the strength of his Wimbledon performance, Roddick returned to the top five on July 13, 2009. … Read More
Roddick announced that he would not represent the United States in Davis Cup competition for the 2010 season. … Read More
Roddick began his 2011 campaign in the Brisbane International as the second seed and the defending champion, where he was defeated 6–3 7–5 by Swedish no. 1 seed Robin Söderling in the final. … Read More
Due to the success of that one-time show, Fox Sports Radio offered Andy and Bobby a nationally syndicated sports radio show. The show debuted on January 7, 2012. … Read More


2013 30 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2013 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Roddick played his first professional golf tournament (as an amateur) where he teamed up with professional golfer, John Mallinger. … Read More
In 2015, Roddick played for the Austin Aces in World Team Tennis. … Read More
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