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By Audraine Jackson
Atlanta, GA USA – Under a brutally hot July sun in the deep south 29-year-old Andy Roddick raised the BB&T Atlanta Open championship trophy into the air before a capacity crowd after defeating Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2. It was a gesture he has repeated many times in his professional tennis life with 31 ATP World Tour titles already under his belt, but at this stage in his career, titles taste sweeter and number 32 felt like a steady cool breeze on a summer day.
“Being a tennis player, a lot of people, they see it on TV. They think about it in terms of one match but it’s almost like a lifestyle. You’ve got to eat right, sleep right. It’s a constant kind of battle when you are out there by yourself a lot,” said Roddick. “To kind of now be approaching numbers that basically tell the story of consistency over time… it’s something I’m proud of. I work pretty hard. I don’t know that I have been able to pull off the shots that Roger or Rafa or so
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Andy Roddick beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2 to win the Atlanta Open and earn his 32nd ATP World Tour title on Sunday.
Roddick, 29, ranks third among active players in career titles behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
''I've won 32 times and in every one of them I've never assumed I was going to win again,'' he said. ''I just...
It was the middle of June, and Andy Roddick, one of the most recognizable people on the ATP Tour, was in the midst of a six-match losing streak. He had just lost his opening match of the ATP AEGON Championships in London in three sets to Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin. Wimbledon was less than two weeks away, and 29 year-old American was desperate to get something going before the...
Breaking! Andy Roddick still has hair!! Last time I checked, his hair sitch looked like this. Oh what a little gel and some photoshop can do....... I jest, I jest.
This month, the dashing (hair or no hair) American tennis star is on the cover of Jezebel's Digital Magazine and in typical A-Rod style, he "serves up some sass."
In the interview for the mag...
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Andy Roddick celebrates his win over Gilles Muller of Luxemburg during the finals of the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station in Atlanta – ”I’ve won 32 times now and I never assume I’m going to win again,” he said. “I try to go about the process of playing and I work hard and try to put myself into position to create success for myself...
By Audraine Jackson
Atlanta, GA USA – In 2001 Shirley Franklin was elected Atlanta’s first female African-American mayor. The Braves defeated the Houston Astros in the National League Division Series and an 18-year-old aspiring tennis champion named Andy Roddick won his first ATP World Tour title in the city when the tournament was played on clay. Eleven years later with...