Andy Roddick to retire after US Open

Friday August 31st, 2012

Andy Roddick will retire from tennis after the U.S. Open. (Getty Images)

Tennis star Andy Roddick will retire from the game after the U.S. Open, reports

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.

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