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Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick (born August 30, 1982) is an American professional tennis player and a former World No. 1.

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Andy Roddick versus John Isner at BB&T Tennis Open in Atlanta 2012

Excerpt taken from Nicholas Woodbury: BB&T Atlanta Open Andy Roddick is known for bringing a lot of things to the table during a tennis match: A huge serve that once held the title of being the fastest in the world, one of the most accurate and deadly forehands in the game and a heart on his sleeve that has won over many adoring fans. But facing the 6"9 giant John Isner, Roddick knew he had to bring more to this semifinal if he was going to win against a younger player with an even bigger serve-forehand combo and who draws an ever loud and faithful Georgia crowd. Thus, Roddick conjured up his smartest display of all-court tennis to beat Isner in a thrilling 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4 victory. Roddick showed his twelve years of experience on the tour from the outset of the match, dragging Isner into long rallies with a seemingly endless barrage of slices, high spinning groundstrokes and volleys to confound Isner into a handful of errors off the forehand. Isner, meanwhile, appeared unable to figure out the Roddick puzzle, as his typically dominating serve-forehand combo went strangely missing. Every Isner serve seemingly had a chip reply from Roddick, forcing Isner to reluctantly play another ball he normally never sees coming back. At 3-all, Isner had made 3 forehand errors off of shots well out of his strike zone as Roddick mixed up his shot selection beautifully, gaining the break. Big serves drove the rest of the set as both players painted lines and nailed corners. Finally, a <b>...</b>
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