FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – The 20th seed Andy Roddick postponed his retirement by advancing to the fourth round of the US Open with a 7-5, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4 win over Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Sunday.
“I am trying to keep all of my emotions together. All the support I have received over the past few days has been truly humbling,” said Roddick.
“It was a pretty physical match. You know, we had some ‑‑ we were moving it around a little bit. But, no, I mean, I don’t go in expecting anything. You go in, you just try to play your game, and sometimes it goes like the other night and sometimes, you know, you kind of ‑‑ got away from me a little bit and I had to get it back in the fourth set. That’s just the way it goes sometimes. It was pretty physical out there. I have the rest of tonight, all day tomorrow, and I have a feeling they might give me some time on Tuesday, as well.”
2003 US Open winner Roddick, who announced his retirement once the tournament is over, will play for a spot in the qua