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Andrew Stephen

February 15, 2013

Andrew Stephen 

Andy Roddick

Andrew Stephen “Andy” Roddick (born August 30,1982) is an  American professional tennis player and a former World No. !. He became a Grand Slam singles champion when he won the title at the 2003 US Open defeating Juan Carlos Ferreo in the finals, which currently makes him the last North American male player to win a grand slam singles event. Roddick has reached four other Grand Slam finals (Wimbledon in 2004, 2005 and 2009,and the US Open in 2006), losing to Roger Federer every time. He is married to  Brooklyn Decker, a Sport Illustrated swimwear model and actress.

At age 21, he was ranked no. 1 , the first American to finish a year at no. 1 since Andre Agassi in 1999. He also became the youngest American to hold this rank since computer rankings were started in 1973. On August 30, 2012, during the 2012 US Open and on his 30th birthday, Roddick announced he would retire after the tournament.

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