Andy Roddick

Name: Andy Roddick ( Andy Roddick )
Born: August 30, 1982
Age: 41 years old
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inches
Occupation: tennis player
Relationship Status: married to Brooklyn Decker
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  • Horoscope: Virgo
  • Net worth: $40 000 000
  • Ethnicity: white
  • Nationality: American
  • Fathers name: Jerry Roddick
  • Mothers name: Blanche Roddick
  • Education: SEK Boca Prep International School; University of Nebraska High School
  • Weight: 88.0
  • Hair color: Light brown
  • Eye color: Brown
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    Andy Roddick: biography

    Andy Roddick is a retired American professional tennis player, who was an American No. 1 tennis player in the past.

    Childhood and youth

    Andy Roddick was born on August 30, 1982, in Omaha, Nebraska. He grew up in Austin, Texas, and began playing tennis at the age of four, under the guidance of his father, Jerry Roddick.

    Roddick was a highly promising young player, and by the age of 11, he had already won the national championships for his age group. He continued to excel in junior tennis, winning the US Open junior singles title in 2000, and finishing the year as the world No. 1 junior player.

    Tennis career

    Andy Roddick's professional tennis career was marked by his powerful serve and aggressive playing style, which helped him achieve numerous titles and accolades. After turning professional in 2000, Roddick won his first ATP singles title at the age of 18, and he quickly rose up the world rankings, finishing the year at No. 14.

    Roddick's breakthrough year came in 2003, when he won five titles, including his first Grand Slam title at the US Open. In the final, he defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero in straight sets, becoming the first American man to win the US Open since 1990. He also reached the final of the Wimbledon Championships that year, losing to Roger Federer in straight sets.

    In 2004, Roddick reached the final of Wimbledon again, this time losing to Federer in a thrilling five-set match. He won four titles that year, including the ATP Masters event in Cincinnati, and finished the year ranked world No. 2.

    Roddick continued to play at a high level in the following years, winning titles and regularly finishing in the top ten of the world rankings. He reached the final of Wimbledon for the third time in 2005, again losing to Federer in four sets.

    Andy Roddick
    Andy Roddick / Instagram

    In 2006, Roddick reached the final of the US Open, where he faced Federer once again. Despite playing well, Roddick was unable to overcome Federer's superior play and lost in four sets. Roddick finished the year ranked world No. 3, behind Federer and Rafael Nadal.

    Roddick's career continued to be successful, with notable wins including the 2008 Beijing Olympics singles bronze medal and reaching the Wimbledon semi finals in 2009. He also reached the final of the Australian Open in 2009, but lost to Federer in another memorable five-set match.

    In 2010, Roddick won his 30th career singles title at the AEGON Championships in London, and he helped lead the United States to victory in the Davis Cup that year. However, injuries and declining form led to a decline in his results in the later years of his career.

    Roddick announced his retirement from professional tennis in 2012, after a career that saw him win 32 career singles titles, including one Grand Slam title and five ATP Masters titles. He also reached the final of five other Grand Slam tournaments and spent a total of 13 weeks as the world No. 1 player.

    After retirement

    After retiring from professional tennis in 2012, Andy Roddick has remained active in the sport as a commentator and analyst for various television networks, including Fox Sports, the BBC, and Tennis Channel. His insightful commentary and engaging personality have made him a popular figure among tennis fans, and he has been praised for his ability to break down the intricacies of the game.

    Throughout his post-retirement career, Roddick has remained a respected and admired figure in the tennis world, both for his achievements on the court and his contributions to the sport and society as a whole.

    Personal life

    Andy Roddick has been married to model and actress Brooklyn Decker since 2009. The couple first met in 2007 when Roddick saw Decker in a television commercial and asked his agent to set up a meeting. They got engaged in 2008 and were married the following year in a private ceremony in Austin, Texas.

    Roddick and Decker have two children together, a son Hank and a daughter Stevie. They are known for their playful and affectionate public displays of affection, and have been described as one of the most beloved celebrity couples in the entertainment industry.

    Andy Roddick with Brooklyn Decker
    Andy Roddick with Brooklyn Decker / Instagram

    It’s known that from 2003 to 2004 he was dating singer and actress Mandy Moore.

    In addition to his family life, Roddick is an avid sports fan, and has expressed interest in various other sports, including football, basketball, and golf. He is also known for his love of music, and has shared playlists and musical recommendations with fans and followers on social media.

    Roddick is also actively involved in philanthropy, and has used his platform and resources to support a variety of causes and initiatives. In addition to his work with the Andy Roddick Foundation, he has supported organizations focused on cancer research, disaster relief, and other charitable causes. He has also been recognized for his advocacy on behalf of children and other vulnerable populations.

    Awards and records


    • ATP Player of the Year (2003)
    • ITF World Champion (2003)
    • ESPY Award for Best Male Tennis Player (2004)
    • Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award (2012)


    • Fastest serve in professional tennis, recorded at 155 mph (249.4 km/h) in 2004
    • Most aces in a single season, with 1,014 in 2004
    • Most consecutive service games won on a hard court, with 74 in 2005
    • Most consecutive years ranked in the top 10, with nine from 2002 to 2010
    • Only American man to win a Grand Slam singles title (2003 US Open) in the 21st century

    While these are some of Roddick's most notable awards and records, he also achieved many other impressive accomplishments during his tennis career, including reaching the world No. 1 ranking, winning five ATP Masters titles, and reaching the final of five Grand Slam tournaments.

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