Tennis star Andy Roddick will retire from the game after the U.S. Open, reports Tennisreporters.net.
Roddick, who turned 30 today, won the 2003 U.S. Open and has been a runner-up at four other Grand Slam events. He has 32 career victories on the ATP Tour is currently the 20th ranked player on tour.
“Walking off at Wimbledon I felt like I knew,” Roddick said. “I couldn’t imagine myself being there another year. I still love the innocent parts of the game. I love hitting tennis balls and the young guys doing well.”
He also holds the record for the fastest serve in a Grand Slam tournament.
Now I have just been told by 2 sources that Andy Roddick WILL retire after the US Open. Nothing official yet—
Matt Cronin (@TennisReporters) August 30, 2012