Tennis stars, past and present, want names of match-fixers

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Around the world, players, commentators and fans echoed the call of Roger Federer, who wants to know names of those suspected of match-fixing in a growing scandal that one ex-pro described as a ''major wake-up call for the world of tennis.'' Many called for clarity, saying the public and players have a right to know who is suspected of cheating. Others...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Do I Sweat So Much?

"Why do I sweat so much?" If you walk around the gym with a trail of sweat on the floor behind you, this question probably comes to mind. Sometimes it might feel like you are constantly soaked, even if you're not doing an overly hard workout. Another person in the gym might be doing a similar workout, and he or she is dry as a bone. What gives? Several factors contribute to...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Resurrection of American men’s tennis

Ever since Andre Agassi’s retirement in 2006, there has been rising concern over the state of American men’s tennis. Sure, Andy Roddick won a US Open title in 2003, but the next Sampras, McEnroe or Connors has yet to surface. As the decade progressed, it became clear that the country was lacking in top tennis talent. Now that Roddick has retired, there are no American men ranked...
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December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Fox Sports Live’s Jay Onrait channels Stephen Colbert to “embrace debate”

Imitation, as the saying goes, is the sincerest form of flattery. On Monday night’s episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic was invited to the Ed Sullivan Theater to serve a tennis ball at the host. Adding to the cool factor was that Colbert was protecting himself with Captain America’s shield, which Marvel gave to him back in 2007. ...
Via Awful Announcing
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharapova brings 'serious' tennis event to LA in December

Maria Sharapova is bringing top-level tennis back to the Los Angeles area. The five-time Grand Slam title winner will host a sports-and-entertainment event in December at the UCLA Tennis Center, with participants such as 2003 U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick, 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori of Japan, Americans Jack Sock and Madison Keys, and Britain's Laura Robson. The two...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick Lists Stunning Los Angeles Home For $3.4 Million (Photos)

It looks as though life after tennis is treating Andy Roddick well. The former world No. 1 is selling his Los Angeles home for a cool $3.4 million, and it might make New Englanders think about packing up and moving to sunny California. Roddick’s 4,910-square-foot home, which he shared with his wife Brooklyn Decker, is sleek and modern and boasts some pretty incredible views. The...
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

More Names: Andy Roddick, Nomar Garciaparra, NFL Hires

Andy Roddick has left Fox Sports. In other news, Nomar Garciaparra is returning to ESPN for the Little League World Series, and NFL Media has made a handful of hires. Roddick Out at Fox Sports Fox Sports and Andy Roddick have parted ways, the former tennis star said on his verified Twitter account Thursday. Roddick [...]
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick has left Fox Sports 1

With Fox Sports 1 nearing its two year anniversary next week, one of its charter members will not be there for the festivities.  Former US Open tennis champion Andy Roddick has left Fox Sports. Roddick tweeted a fan inquiring about a podcast that his time at Fox had come to an end. @WhyWhitneyWhy @sportsreiter my time at Fox has come to an end. I Had a blast and am thankful for...
Via Awful Announcing
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Andy Roddick selling Los Angeles home

Andy Roddick’s 4,910 square-foot Los Angeles home is on the market and could be yours for $3.4 million.  The listing hypes up the modernness of the house. It has five bedrooms and features pristine white walls and enormous steel-lined windows that look over the trees and neighborhood beyond. The best thing about the home, and it foolishly is not in the listing, is that Brooklyn...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy Andy Roddick And Brooklyn Decker’s Los Angeles House — $3.395 Million

I remember when Brooklyn Decker was all the rage in the modeling world. Before Kate Upton, before Charlotte Mckinney, there was Brooklyn Decker...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rising Star Frances Tiafoe Ready to Work

by JAMES HENRY ATLANTA – Frances Tiafoe. If you don’t already know it, it’s a name you should remember. Just 17 years old, the son of immigrants from Sierra Leone already is being touted as the next U.S. tennis star.  His talent – raw, but undeniably impressive – was on display during the Celebration of American Tennis exhibition at the BB&T Atlanta Open. As...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick Wins Exhibition At BB&T Open In Atlanta, Teams Up with Fish For Doubles

With the qualification period completing this past weekend, the roster is now set for the next ATP World Tour event in Atlanta, Georgia, as the second day of the BB&T Atlanta Open is underway. After the final ATP players earned their way into the field from July 23-25, the opening rounds of the tournament commenced in the beginning of the week, including a special exhibition...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddick Dances Again in Atlanta

by JAMES HENRY ATLANTA – Andy Roddick knows what it takes to win – and he’s willing to share that knowledge with the next generation. Retiring in 2012 at the U.S. Open, where he was the champion in 2003, he is the last North American male tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles event. On July 27, Roddick was set to participate in the Celebration of American Tennis exhibition...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick teaming with Mardy Fish for doubles at Atlanta Open

ATLANTA -- Andy Roddick is taking a break from retirement to play in this week's Atlanta Open. He is playing doubles with his friend Mardy Fish, who is getting closer to retirement himself. The 32-year-old Roddick says Atlanta served as the ''bookends'' of his career. It's where he won his first tour title in 2001 and his last in 2012. He retired in 2012 and says he now feels like...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

ATP Tour Touches Down For BB&T Atlanta Open; Features Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish

Although the common tennis fan eagerly wait between major championships, the ATP World Tour consistently brings together top quality players to compete across the world. At last week’s ATP World Tour event in Newport, Rhode Island, Rajeev Ram earned a three-set victory over Ivo Karlovic at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The next ATP World Tour event in the United States...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Displays a Greater Greatness, And Could Become Even Greater

In the 2009 Wimbledon final, Roger Federer — down a set — fell behind in the second-set tiebreaker, 6-2. He improbably won a point on his opponent’s serve at 6-5 in that tiebreaker and eventually won the tiebreaker. Federer won the third set and then outlasted Andy Roddick in one of Wimbledon’s greatest championship matches. Roddick played his best-ever Wimbledon match that...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Displays a Greater Greatness, And Could Become Even Greater

In the 2009 Wimbledon final, Roger Federer — down a set — fell behind in the second-set tiebreaker, 6-2. He improbably won a point on his opponent’s serve at 6-5 in that tiebreaker and eventually won the tiebreaker. Federer won the third set and then outlasted Andy Roddick in one of Wimbledon’s greatest championship matches. Roddick played his best-ever Wimbledon match that...
Via Attacking The Net
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish to play doubles together in Atlanta

Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish will play doubles together at the BB&T Atlanta Open next month, and Fish is also going to attempt another comeback in singles. Roddick, the 2003 U.S. Open champion and former No. 1-ranked player, retired from professional tennis in 2012. Fish, a former top-10 player, has not played a competitive match since August 2013. He has been dealing with anxiety...
Via AP on Fox
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia wins 2nd NCAA men's team tennis title in 3 years

  Virginia's Mitchell Frank has played the deciding match for a national championship before, and with much more urgency than the Cavaliers faced in pursuit of their second NCAA men's team tennis title. The senior came through again, finishing off a 4-1 victory Tuesday that wrapped up a second crown in three years and denied top-seeded Oklahoma its first championship. ''I can't...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia takes 2nd NCAA men's team tennis title in 3 years

WACO, Texas (AP) Virginia has won its second NCAA men's team tennis title in three years and denied top-seeded Oklahoma its first championship. The No. 3 seed Cavaliers wrapped up the crown Tuesday when Mitchell Frank won his singles match against Andrew Harris for a 4-1 victory. It was the second straight year the Sooners have lost the title match under coach John Roddick, the...
Via AP on Fox
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Decker expecting first child with Andy Roddick

Brooklyn Decker posted a photo on Twitter Saturday to announce that she is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband Andy Roddick. So this happened… #the3ofus @andyroddick — Brooklyn Decker (@BrooklynDecker) May 2, 2015 Decker, 28, has been married to Roddick since 2009, and is best known for appearing on the cover of...Read More
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

And baby makes three: Andy Roddick, Brooklyn Decker expecting

Andy Roddick is going to be a dad!  The 32-year-old retired tennis champ and his wife, Brooklyn Decker, are having a baby.  Model-turned-actress Decker, 27, posted this photo announcing the news to her Twitter account on Saturday:  The couple married in Austin, Texas, in 2009.  A news outlet made a small gaffe when they accidentally posted Decker was expecting with current tennis...
Via Fox Sports
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick Can Coast Through Final Three Events In PowerShares Series

The 12-city tour of one-night tournaments played during March and April is coming to a close, as there are only three events left, all of which are taking place this week. The 2015 PowerShares Series is a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James...
Via Attacking The Net
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddick Looks To Continue PowerShares Success On East Coast

The PowerShares Series, the 12-city tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30, continues Wednesday, April 22 in Boston at the Agganis Arena at Boston University. Andy Roddick will go for his seventh straight title and will be joined by John McEnroe, Todd Martin and James Blake, among others. Roddick remains in the lead in the PowerShares Series rankings, leading...
Via Attacking The Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Fox Sports 1 beginning to appreciate the importance of live sports

We’re coming into a new age for golf’s majors.  Now that The Masters is in the history books, we look ahead to the second major on the golf calendar – the US Open at Chambers Bay.  And that tournament represents a historic first as the first time Fox Sports will televise a major championship golf tournament. The Buffalo News has a look at Fox’s entry into golf and the 18th...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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