Tennis legend Andy Roddick retires! Although he is only 30 years old, tennis star Andy Roddick has announced he is retiring from tennis after the U.S. Open. Roddick is currently ranked #22 in the world.
For those who have followed the tennis star’s career and watched him struggle with health issues, headlines reading ‘Andy Roddick retires’ may not come as too big of a shock. The tennis star has dealt with injuries and strain in his back, shoulder, knees and other body parts for years.
“I have decided that this is going to be my last tournament,” Roddick said in a press conference on Thursday. “I don’t know if I’m healthy enough or committed enough to continue another year.
“For 13, 14 years, I was invested fully. … I have been pretty good about keeping my nose to the grindstone. I feel like I’ve won a lot of matches by being consistent.”
Andy Roddick is a legendary tennis player with 32 career ATP World Tour titles. He has been a three-time Wimbledon finalist, sadly losing out to Roger Federer every time. He has so many titles and trophies, even he probably can’t count them all.
Although Andy Roddick retiring will be a sad day for his fans, the tennis star has plenty waiting at home for him. He has piled up millions in prize money and endorsement deals over the years, and he’s married to extremely hot model/actress Brooklyn Decker. We’re sure he won’t have any trouble enjoying his early retirement.