Andy Roddick and Tamira Paszek captured the last of the grass court warm-up tournaments before Wimbledon begins on Monday. Roddick and Paszek won the AEGON International at Eastbourne, England on Saturday.
Roddick defeated Italian Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-2 for the title while Paszek rallied from five match points down to win 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 over Angelique Kerber.
For Roddick it’s his 31st career tournament win and his 12th straight year that he’s won at least one tournament.
“I don’t remember the last time I got broken twice and won 3 and 2,” Roddick said. “I felt real good. My returns this week were close to as well as I have. I was able to close well. I started off not serving great and then made an adjustment. I think I served 90 per cent in the second set, which is a pretty strong number, especially given the conditions.
“The thing that makes sports great is there is no script. You can draw it up, and it rarely works out the way this week has. I think, as I’ve go...