Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/1/12

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)
Twenty minutes before he was due to play what might have been his last match - but wasn't - Andy Roddick got all emotional in the locker room. After coming off court with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 victory over the young Australian Bernard Tomic, Roddick tried to explain what he had been going through - playing on Arthur Ashe Stadium in front of 24,600 people the day after announcing that he would retire at the end of the tournament. "Felt weird before the match," he said. "Twenty minutes before it was kind of getting the best of me. You think different things today. I walk out for the warm-up, and is this going to be the last warm-up? Kind of everything. It got to me a little bit. Larry (Stefanki, his coach) had to come over and kind of tell me to knock it off." Roddick then proceeded to knock off Tomic with as good a match as he has played all year. No longer worried about what he might be doing to his shoulder, he served up a storm and found himself trying all sorts of shots that he woul...
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