Know About Former Tennis Player Andy Roddick

Andy Roddick is an American former tennis player, who is famous for being on the best tennis players of his generation along with Roger Federer and Raphael Nadal.

In 2003, he became the World No.1 after winning the US Title Open by defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero. He was mostly known for his powerful play and strokes.

Andy Roddick’s net worth estimated at $30 million as of 2019. Here is everything you need to know about Andy Roddick.

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Early Life

Andy Roddick was born on August 30, 1982, in Omaha, Nebraska, USA to Blanche and Jerry Roddick. His father was a rich businessman and his mother was a schoolteacher. He has two older brothers, Lawrence and John, who were both promising tennis players at a young age.

Roddick lived in Austin, Texas from age of 4. Later, at the age of 11, he moved to Boca Raton, Florida, in the interest of his brother’s tennis career.

Roddick took high school classes online through the University of Nebraska High School. He used to play basketball in high school. Andy started playing tennis with John.

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In 1991, his parents took him to the US Open in New York. He also intermittently trained with Venus and Serena Williams.

Career

Andy’s career started with playing for Reebok in its junior program and has won six world singles and seven doubles titles. Due to physiological changes, he was not able to concentrate on his tennis and started losing matches. He even thought of quitting tennis.

Later, with the help of his coach Tarki Benhabiles, he concentrated on tennis and became the No. 6 junior in the US. He beat Fernando Vicente of Spain and Fabrice Santoro of France in 2000.

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In 2003, he played with Moroccan player Younes El Aynaoui which was five hours-long intense matches. Roddick won the quarterfinals match against him and enters to the semis of the Australian Open.

In 2005, he won the SAP Open in San Jose, California and the US Men’s Clay Court Championships. He suffered foot injury and lost to Andy Murray in Wimbledon in 2006. He hired coach, Larry Stefanki in 2009 but didn’t make to any finals of Australian Open, French Open and the ATP World Tour Masters 1000.

He lost to Roger Federer again in 2010 after suffering from the knee injury. In 2012, he played his last tournament- the US Open, but he lost in the fourth round to Martin Del Potro from Argentina.

Net Worth and Earnings

As mentioned above, Andy Roddick has a net worth of $30 million. He managed to accumulate this huge net worth from his tennis career. He earned a great amount from prize money from various tournaments.

The major source of his income is also from the endorsements. He has signed a contract with different merchandises of brands like Lacoste, Babolat.

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Personal Life and Relationship

Talking about his personal life, he got married to the American model and actress Brooklyn Danielle Decker in Austin, Texas. The couple first met each other on the CNN’s Sports Illustrated website called She Says Z Says.

The couple has their first child in September 2015 and the second one in July 2017.

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Before falling in love with Brooklyn Decker, he had been on a relationship with other women like Susie Abromelt, Ashley Harkleroad.

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