Andy Roddick was born on August 30, 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. He is a talented tennis player, standing currently on the third position of Top 100.
Biography and Career :
His parents are Jerry and Blanche Roddick and their careers have nothing to do with sport. One is a businessman and the other a schoolteacher. The family has another two sons, Lawrence and John.
Jimmy Connors, a legend of the tennis world, is his coach. They are working well together and have long term collaboration.
* After becoming a professional tennis player at eighteen years old, he started to improve his match and with the talent, work and help from his coach he managed to be World's Number One on November 3, 2003. In 2001 he had participated at the French Open and played the third round, b
ut had lost.
* After two years he participated at the Australian Open where he played into the semi-finals and at US Open where he played into the final against Juan Carlos Ferrero. He won that final and got his first Grand Slam title.
* He played another two semi-finals in 2005 and 2007 at the Australian Open.
* At Wimbledon he played in 2004 and 2005 the finals against the same man, Roger Federer, but, unfortunately, he lost them both. In 2006 the US Open offered him the chance to make it up. He played another final against Federer, but again lost.
During his career he won tournaments at Atlanta, Houston, Washington, Memphis, London, Montreal, Cincinnati, Miami, London and many others. He is a great player and will continue to fight for the best matches.
- Height: 187 cm
- Weight: 88 kg
- She plays: right-handed
- She turned pro in 2000.
Career Review :
- Singles Record: 386 - 122
- Singles Titles: 22
- Doubles Record: 46 - 34
- Doubles Titles: 3
- Prize Money: $12,452,826
- Career High ATP Ranking - Singles: 1 (3-Nov-2003).
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