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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...
Via Onthegotennis
14 hours ago  |  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...
Via Attacking The Net
1 day ago  |  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...
Via Onthegotennis
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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...
Via Attacking The Net
9 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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 Bloguin Best
16 days ago  |  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 pic.twitter.com/vAaRpHQa2p — 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
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via Awful Announcing
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

PowerShares Series Returns This Week With Two of Three Events In Texas

The 2015 PowerShares Series is a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions such as Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James Blake, and Mark Philippoussis. The 12-city tour of one-night tournaments is played in major arenas during March and April 2015 and so far to date, four tournaments...
Via Attacking The Net
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

PowerShares Series Continues Tour With Chicago Event Headlined By Roddick and McEnroe

Former stars of the ATP Tour including Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James Blake, and Mark Philippoussis square off in the PowerShares QQQ Challenge in Chicago, Illinois on April 2nd. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill players; eligible players competing on the Champions Series have either held a top-5 singles ranking; been a...
Via Attacking The Net
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

PowerShares Series Makes Stop in Nebraska

Miss the tennis stars you followed closely in the last decade? Stars like Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, James Blake, and Mark Philippoussis? Well you’re in luck—former tennis stars will get back onto the court during the Powershares Tennis Series. The Champions Series, which has been sponsored by PowerShares QQQ since 2011...
Via Attacking The Net
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford's Girlfriend's Bachelorette Party Looks Fun

So I know this is really going to shock y'all, but Matthew Stafford is a multi-millionaire NFL quarterback who went to Georgia.  And his fiancee is really hot.  I know, total upset.  Anyway, his fiancee Kelly Hall went to Las Vegas this weekend and the bachelorette party looks like fun. I'm just posting this picture for three reasons: 1. I love all of you. 2. Todd Fuhrman, Andy...
Via Fox Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament Odds For Opening Games

My favorite thing to do when the tournament match up's are released is go straight to the offshore sites and wait to see how many underdogs relative to seeding end up favorites to win. It's a cheap trick that I picked up a long time ago, a way to score some points in your tourney pool without being a slave to seed lines. It's picking upsets without actually picking upsets.  I bolded...
Via Fox Sports
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Decker Showing Off Her Makeshift Acne Prevention Mask

Celebrities, they’re just like us! Just look at Andy Roddick’s beautiful wife, Brooklyn Decker. She revealed on Tuesday that it isn’t glam 24/7 by showing off her three-pronged attack to tackling unwanted acne—Biore Pore Strips. Though I’m guessing the acne that plagues us normal folk spawns more from eating too much chocolate, not going all out at an Oscars after-party...
Via Busted Coverage
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Roddick & Reiter Podcast: When choking happens in sports

Pressure can make or break an athlete's career. Andy Roddick and Bill Reiter go back and forth about players who have choked -- and those who have stepped up to the clutch -- to figure out what gets to an athlete, mentally, to make them shine (or not) in big moments. 
Via Fox Sports
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Jay and Dan Podcast: Episode 52 with Andy Roddick

The one and only, Andy Roddick, is back for another great podcast visit. Of course he has to hear some early work of CKDJ's Dan O'Toole. Plus, remembering the greatness of Rocket Richard. And don't miss Schrager's inside take on Deflate-Gate in New England. This is one episode that's music to your ears!
Via Fox Sports
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ivo Karlovic serves up 9,000th ace in win at Qatar Open

  Ivo Karlovic served his 9,000th career ace Monday in beating Lukas Rosol 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the first round of the Qatar Open. The 35-year-old Croat joins retired players Goran Ivanisevic and Andy Roddick as the only three men to serve at least 9,000 aces in their careers. ''Now I'm in the club,'' Karlovic said. ''It's definitely one of my goals to be No. 1 in all aces. This year...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The FOX Sports Live Podcast: The Joy of Christmas

We all look forward to the holiday season with joy, excitement and dread. Andy Roddick and Bill Reiter let us know how they get into the Christmas spirit in both the Roddick and Reiter households. And even Brooklyn Decker joins in the conversation sharing some of her best and worst Christmas traditions.
Via Fox Sports
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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