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Isner’s Loss Means No US Men In Next Week’s Top 20

Next week, for the first time in 40 years of ATP rankings, there will be no American men in the top 20. That’s because John Isner, who is 20th this week, is assured of dropping lower after losing Tuesday.

08/06/2013

Andy Roddick (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) and Roger Federer (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Liguori: Did Andy Roddick’s Decision To Retire Stir Roger Federer?

Physically, Roger Federer looks great. Mentally? It would be fascinating to get into his head to see how Andy Roddick’s retirement affected him.

09/06/2012

Andy Roddick of the United States waves to the crowd after losing to Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina after their men's singles fourth-round match on Day 10 of the 2012 US Open. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Andy Roddick’s Illustrious Career Ends With Fourth-Round Defeat At US Open

When his final match ended with a forehand error at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the American star buried his face in a towel, tears in his eyes as del Potro saluted him.

09/05/2012

Andy Roddick

Roddick’s Career Suspended By Rain; 4th Round Match To Continue Wed.

His match, and his retirement, put off for at least another day, Andy Roddick stepped out of Arthur Ashe Stadium and into the drizzly night, a black jacket’s hood pulled overhead, a bag of ice soothing his right shoulder.

09/04/2012

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For Retiring Andy Roddick, US Open Crowd A ‘Huge Advantage’

One loss from retirement, No. 20 seed Roddick plays his fourth-round match against No. 7 seed Juan Martin del Potro on Tuesday night, in search of the first big-time upset in a men’s draw that has mostly gone to form — and very quietly at that.

09/04/2012

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Roddick’s Retirement On Hold, Advances To The Round Of 16

The 2003 U.S. Open champion, who last week announced he would retire after he was done at Flushing Meadows, advanced to the fourth round Sunday

09/02/2012

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Liguori: Which American Male Will Emerge To Carry Torch After Roddick?

With Andy Roddick calling it a career after this US Open, many are asking: What is the state of American tennis?

09/01/2012

Andy Roddick reacts after winning against Australia's Bernard Tomic. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Roddick Extends Career With Easy Victory At Open

A day after surprisingly announcing the U.S. Open will be the last tournament of his career, Roddick dominated Australian teenager Bernard Tomic.

08/31/2012

Samantha Stosur of Australia reacts after she wins against Varvara Lepchenko of the US during their 2012 US Open women's singles match. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

Defending Champ Sam Stosur Is Tested, But Still Ousts Lepchenko In Straights

Defending champion Sam Stosur was pushed for the first time in this year’s US Open by American Varvara Lepchenko, but dominated the second set after winning the first in a tiebreaker.

08/31/2012

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Off-The-Charts Electricity Expected When Roddick Takes Court At US Open

Whether it turns out to be a tearful farewell or simply another fun-filled evening of tennis, Friday night figures to be electric in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Pretty much like any night Andy Roddick is playing at the US Open.

08/31/2012

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Liguori: Retiring Roddick, King Of Effort, Can No Longer Give His All

Andy Roddick was celebrating his 30th birthday on Thursday. And at approximately 6:03 p.m., he shocked the tennis world.

08/31/2012

Roger Federer

Federer Efficient In Second-Round US Open Rout

His opponent was pretty sure he had put the lob out of Roger Federer’s reach. Not quite. Federer extended his body, reached up to his backhand side and angled it off for a winner.

08/30/2012

Serena Williams returns a shot during the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Not Talking Retirement, Just Wins At US Open

Misty-eyed about the retirements of her fellow tennis stars, Serena Williams finds even more resolve to keep playing long past age 30.

08/30/2012

Andy Roddick of the United States speaks to the media during a press conference announcing his retirement. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Andy Roddick, The Last American Man To Win A Major, To Retire After US Open

Andy Roddick said that the US Open will be the last tournament of his career. The 2003 US Open champion and former No. 1 announced his plans to retire at a news conference on Thursday, his 30th birthday.

08/30/2012

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‘Beatdown City': At US Open, Tennis’ Best Putting On One-Sided Show

Over the first two days of the US Open, the world’s largest tennis stadium turned into the world’s biggest bore.

08/29/2012

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