Originally posted on Onthegotennis  |  Last updated 3/26/12

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Andy Roddick of the United States of America plays a backhand in his quarterfinal match against Marin Cilic of Croatia during day nine of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Usually when you see a picture such as the one above, with Roger Federer and Andy Roddick walking off the court, your instinct might be to assume that Roger extended his ridiculous winning streak to 22-2 over Andy without much of an afterthought.   But, in a surprising (and exciting) twist in the 3rd round of the Sony Ericsson Open, Roddick did what he was unable to do for most of his career, and defeated the man considered the greatest of all time for only the 3rd time in their 24 meetings.  It was an emotional moment for Andy who has been battling a string of injuries which have caused his ranking to drop to 34, the lowest it's been in the past 10 years.  But, what made this moment even more amazing is how both men were extremely complimentary of each other in their respective press conferences.
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