When it comes to American tennis, Andy Roddick has been the lone hope for men’s tennis success on the ATP tour. American tennis fans have been spoiled over the years with incredible amounts of talent. After Sampras, Agassi, Connors, and other greats, we’ve become greedy for more quality tennis players. Roddick has proved a solid player, but he hasn’t been able to live up to these great expectations. Aside from his single US Open title, Roddick has been unable to capture any other major tournament trophies. His modus operandi has been consistency over the years, rather than big victories. Roddick nears the end of a great career where he has been a permanent fixture in the top ten, but his inability to win big titles has been frustrating for both him and the American fans.
The Andy Roddick Tennis Game and Serve
Roddick is among the greatest tennis players famous for their serves. The Roddick serve was consistently the biggest of his day, often nearing 140 mph. His serve at 155 mph held the record for fastest until Ivo Karlovic one upped him with a 156 mph one. Serving has always been a staple of the Roddick game, … Read more at FryingPanSports