Andy Roddick celebrated his 30th birthday in very surprising fashion — by announcing his retirement from professional tennis after the U.S. Open.
"I'll make this short and sweet: I've decided that this is going to be my last tournament," he told reporters at a press conference Thursday, according to the Associated Press. "I just feel like it's time. I don't know that I'm healthy enough or committed enough to go another year."
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Roddick is the last American to win a Grand Slam singles title when he won the U.S. Open back in 2003. Just 21 at the time, Roddick was the youngest American player to reach No. 1 and became the year-end No. 1 player in...
Sports Illustrated cover girl Brooklyn Decker has chopped her locks.
The Just Go With It actress showed off her shorter 'do on Twitter, crediting stylists Jason Hueman and Ted Gibson for the look.
"Chopped my hair OFF today!! Thank you!! I love!!" she wrote.
Brooklyn Decker has made the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
The 22-year-old model and wife of tennis star Andy Roddick was revealed as the 2010 cover girl on Monday's Late Show with David Letterman when a sheet was removed to unveil a billboard version of the cover in Times Square.
Posing in yellow bikini bottoms with her arms ...
John McEnroe is being serious when he says he thinks someone not named Roger Federer will hoist the 2009 U.S. Open trophy. The seven-time Grand Slam winner, who will call the tournament for ESPN2, is looking to a pair of Andys — Roddick and Murray — to dethrone the five-time defending champion. "I think Roddick can beat [Federer]," he tells TVGuide.com. "If he won the second set [at Wimbledon], I think he would've won it. He seems to be fit as he's ever been." Get more of McEnroe's thoughts on the final major of the year below. Plus: What doesn't he want to talk about?
Roger Federer stands alone in tennis history after downing Andy Roddick at Wimbledon in the longest fifth set in Grand Slam history to claim his record 15th major.
The win — Federer's sixth in seven years at SW19 — propels the Swiss past Pete Sampras' tally of 14 majors. Sampras, along with his wife, actress Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, made a last-minute trip across the pond from California to watch the historic win. "I have to give it to him," Sampras said afterwards. "He's won all the majors. He's won 15 now. He's going to win a few more here. So in my book he is [the greatest]."
Relive all the tennis action from this year's Wimbledon
In a four-hour, 18-minute epic, Federer registered a 5-7, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5), 3-6, 16-14 win over a new and improved Roddick, who also lost the 2004 and 2005 Wimbledon finals and the 2006 U.S. Open final to Federer. In terms of games, it was the ...