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RODDICK – SERENA IS GOAT

Former world number one Andy Roddick has heaped praises on Serena Williams, regarding her as one of the greatest athlete of all time.


Roddick compared the American tennis star to the likes of boxing legend Muhammad Ali and Basketball retired star Michael Jordan.

Serena breezed to the finals of the 2017 Australian Open, defeating her sister 6-4, 6-4 to lift the title for the seventh time – a record time in the Grand Slam tournament. Her victory helped her move past Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam titles in the open era.

The 35-year old relentless star overtook former world number one Angelique Kerber as she sailed to her 23rd Slam. She is just one shy of equalling Margaret Court’s 24 Grand Slam record – the most titles by a single player in the history of the sport.

“It’s amazing. I’ve known Serena since we were 8 or 9 years old. To see her go from the girl I used to practise next to all the time to become this icon – and not just one of the greatest women athletes of all time, but one of the greatest athlete of all time, it’s amazing,” Roddick said in his interview with ESPN. Read more »

RODDICK COMMENTS ON HIS GREATEST OF ALL TIME STATUS

Back in his day, former tennis player Andy Roddick was a remarkable tennis player as his numerous wins secured him a spot in the history of tennis.


Ever since his retirement, the former star has proceeded to become an enthusiast in the history of the sport as he follows all the recent happenings with close interest.

Roddick remains to this very day, the last American player to emerge as a winner of a singles grand slam title, the retiree made a much-anticipated return to Forest Hills back in August 9, the city in which he achieved the greatest triumph of his career. He returned to participate in the world team tennis tournament for Patrick McEnroe, former Davis Cup ex captain.

When asked about the current state of the sport he loved, Roddick had quite a lot to say. Regarding Novak Djokovic’s place in history, he said the 34-year old’s record of 17 grand slam titles simply goes to record him as the greatest of all time. However, that statement is fluid seeing as Andy Murray has recently unseated Djokovic in the just concluded 2016 season. Read more »

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