Andrew Stephen Roddick is an American based tennis player. In 2003 US Open finals Roddick defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero and became world number one. He has won Grand Slam singles champion. He has attained the world number one for several years. Though he has attained World number one title but the 2003 US Open title was his only grand slam victory. He is the most fresh North American male player to attain the World number one and also winning the Grand Slam singles event. In 2004, 2005, the US Open in 2006 and 2009, he could make it to the Wimbledon finals. Roddick was too good in his games and hence he was ranked among the top ten players for ten consecutive years. When Roddick turned 30, he made an announcement about his retirement just after the 2012 US Open. Here is a quick summary of Here is a quick summary of Andy Roddick’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Andy Roddick Early Life-
Andy Roddick was born on August 30, 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born to Blanche, who was professionally a teacher and Jerry Roddick, who was a wealthy businessman. When he turned five, his family though that he is going to become an actor or some good baseball player. Later the family got migrated to Florida. In their backyard, his brother used to play tennis and sooner Roddick seemed more interested and hence started practicing with his brother and started competing with his brother. His parents and his brother himself was impressed by his game and later in 1991, he played in the U.S. Open in New York.
Andy Roddick Career, Awards & Achievement-
In 1996, Roddick was signed by The Reebok and won several singles and doubles titles but things started to change, he started loosing and he was getting demoralized by every game he was playing and at a stage he was thinking of quitting his career as a tennis player. After three unsuccessful years his coach Tarik Benhabiles encouraged him and later Roddick focused on his game and listed among the top ten juniors in the U.S. Next year he won against the champion Fernando Vicente from Spain. In 2003 Roddick defeated Younes El Aynaoui in quarterfinals of the Australian Open after a very close match. In 2012 he got retired from Tennis and was seen playing Golf.
Awards & Achievements-
Throughout his career, Roddick has set various records such as the ‘Fastest serve in Australian open, in Dubai, in Beijing, in San Jose and in Wimbledon’ and has been honored with various awards and titles. He has won the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award for the Tsunami survivors and he has achieved a massive respect by selling his sports equipment to raise money for the same. He has attained the world number one spot for various years and has also won various grand tournaments which was a triumph for him.
Net worth of Andy Roddick-
Andy Roddick has a great tennis career and has won various biggest tennis titles and hence he is considered among the richest tennis players. Andy Roddick has an estimated net worth of $30 Million. Andy Roddick has currently been retired from professional career but has been very successful to become one of the richest tennis player in the world.
Andy Roddick was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His family felt that Andy will become an actor or a baseball player, but they were impressed by his tennis game and later encouraged him to continue his career in Tennis and he made them proud by their decision. When he turned thirty, he made an announcement about his retirement.