Andy Roddick

Triumphant Trio Loom Large at Wimbledon

June 24, 2012

With 28 of the last 29 Grand Slam titles divided between them, it would be foolhardy to pick anyone other than Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer to win the 2012 edition of Wimbledon. The Championships begin tomorrow at the All England Club. Andy Murray, the fourth member of the Top Four, has fallen […]

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Roddick Foils Federer at Sony Ericsson Open

March 27, 2012

Andy Roddick stunned world No. 3 Roger Federer 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-4 in a third-round matchup at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami last night, defeating the Swiss for just the third time in 24 career meetings. Two of Roddick’s wins over the 16-time Grand Slam champion have come at Crandon Park on Key Biscayne. […]

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Melzer Ends Raonic Run at Memphis

February 26, 2012

World No. 38 Jurgen Melzer of Austria defeated red-hot Milos Rionic 7-5, 7-6 (4) Sunday afternoon in the final of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis, Tenn. Melzer, ranked as high as No. 8 in the world last year, had knocked out top-seeded John Isner and No. 3-seeded Radek Stepanek enroute to the championship […]

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Raonic Rolls Past Istomin to Win Second SAP Open

February 20, 2012

Defending champion and No. 3-seeded Milos Raonic put on an exhibition of lights-out serving to defeat Denis Istomin 7-6 (3), 6-2 in the final of the SAP Open in San Jose, Calif., yesterday. The No. 32-ranked Canadian became the first double winner on the ATP Tour this year, while winning his third career title. Raonic […]

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Fish Wilts Isner for Second Atlanta Championship

July 24, 2011

Defending champion and top seed Mardy Fish saved two match points this afternoon to defeat tiring American John Isner 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2 in the final of the Atlanta Tennis Championships, the first stop on the U.S. hardcourt swing leading up to the U.S. Open. The title was the sixth of No. 9-ranked Fish’s career […]

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Murray Dispatches Tsonga at Queen’s Club

June 13, 2011

Scot Andy Murray won his first tournament of the year today, defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4 in the rain-delayed final of the AEGON Championships, a tune-up event for Wimbledon, which starts next Monday. Persistent rain forced postponement of play on Sunday at the Queen’s Club venue in London, necessitating the tournament’s third Monday […]

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Roddick Derails Raonic Express in Memphis

February 21, 2011

Top-seeded Andy Roddick outlasted Canadian upstart Milos Raonic 7-6 (7), 6-7 (11), 7-5 yesterday to win the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis for the third time. The win was Roddick’s 30th career title in 50 finals and ended the eight-match winning streak of one of the rising stars on the ATP Tour. “Winning tennis […]

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Australian Open Men’s Quarterfinal Picks

January 24, 2011

And now there are eight. The men’s quarterfinals are set at the Australian Open. All but two of the top eight seeds made it through four rounds to play another day. In the top half of the draw, top-seeded Rafael Nadal meets No. 7 seed David Ferrer and No. 5 seed Andy Murray plays unseeded […]

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Soderling to Win Wimbledon

June 29, 2010

Tomorrow is quarterfinal Wednesday for the men at Wimbledon. In the top half of the draw, it’s Roger Federer versus Tomas Berdych and Novak Djokovic against Yen-Hsun Lu. On the bottom, Andy Murray battles Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Robin Soderling takes on Rafael Nadal. Conventional wisdom would pick Federer, Djokovic, Murray and Nadal as the semifinalists. […]

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Nadal and Soderling Redux at the French Open?

May 25, 2010

Rafael Nadal is every bit le bete sauvage he was two years ago when he won his fourth straight French Open. Last year’s loss to Robin Soderling in the fourth round at Roland Garros was an anomaly for Nadal. It was his first loss ever at the French. Taking nothing away from the Swede, Rafa […]

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