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He is married to Brooklyn Decker, a former Sports Illustrated swimwear model and actress. Roddick played the Banana Bowl in the city of São Paulo and won, beating Joachim Johansson in the final.
On August 30, 2012, during the 2012 US Open and on his 30th birthday, Roddick announced that he would retire after the tournament. Roddick also won the Australian Junior Open, defeating Mario Ančić in the final.
He said he became emotional 15 minutes before the match when he saw a tribute to his career being shown on a television in the locker room."Oh man, that was so much fun," Roddick told the crowd in his on-court interview. I just wanted to come out and be aggressive."I'm going to try to stick around a little longer."The defending champions at the National Tennis Center had little trouble advancing, as Djokovic blitzed Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-2 6-1 6-2 in sun-drenched Ashe Stadium, while Stosur sent off American Vavara Lepchenko 7-6 6-2 on the same court to reach the women's fourth round.
GRITTY VICTORYRobson's gritty 6-4 6-7 6-2 triumph over former French Open champion Li, who triumphed in Cincinnati earlier this month, also created a buzz at Flushing Meadows.
Following a fourth-round defeat by Juan Martín del Potro, the 2009 US Open champion, Roddick retired from the sport with the aim of focusing on his work at the Andy Roddick Foundation. He won six world junior singles titles and seven world junior doubles titles, and won the US Open and Australian Open junior singles titles in 2000. In 2001, Roddick defeated former French Open champion Michael Chang in five sets in the second round of the tournament, despite the fact that clay was Roddick's worst surface. Men's Claycourt Championships, reclaiming the title he won in 20.
Roddick has two older brothers, Lawrence and John (All-American tennis player at University of Georgia [1996–98] and head tennis coach at the University of Central Florida), who were both promising tennis players at a young age. In March in Miami, in the first round Roddick had his first ATP level victory as he beat World No. During the following Wimbledon, he further showed potential by taking a set from eventual winner Goran Ivanišević. In 2004, Roddick saved fellow tennis player Sjeng Schalken and other guests (including close friends Ben Campezi and Dean Monroe) from a hotel fire. (He lost in 2003 to Agassi, and in 2004 to Tommy Haas.) In May, Roddick had match point against Spain's Fernando Verdasco.
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