Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: Andy Roddick of the United States of America plays a backhand in his fourth round match against Fernando Gonzalez of Chile during day seven of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Nicolas Almagro beat Andy Roddick 6-4, 7-5 in the Miami Tennis Cup exhibition final on Sunday. Roddick, who retired at the U.S. Open, was broken once in each set. He dropped the ninth game of the first set at 30-40 on a netted backhand. Roddick saved a break point in the ninth game of the second set but had no answer for an Almagro forehand crosscourt passing shot at 30-40 in the 11th game. Almagro lost both times he played Roddick in tour matches. One of those losses came here in Key Biscayne in the 2010 Sony Open quarterfinals. Almagro beats Roddick in Miami final to
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