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Twitter tributes to Roddick

2012-09-06 12:23

New York - Twitter tributes to Andy Roddick who played the last match of his career on Wednesday at the US Open.

"@andyroddick I shed a tear for you. Thank you for all the years of commitment to excellence. Going to miss it." - Tiger Woods

"Andy, my friend-- you are a winner. Life goes on. Live it to the fullest." - Jimmy Connors

"@andyroddick I miss my friend already." - Serena Williams

"Thanks @andyroddick for being the face of USA #tennis. Love you. Good luck with your next chapter!" - Billie Jean King

"That speech from @andyroddick reminded me of the farewell that Agassi gave several years ago. He gave it all at all times." - Tennis coaching guru Nick Bollettieri

"World number 1, Davis Cup Winner,nine years in a row top 10, 32 ATP titles, Grand Slam Champion. @andyroddick So much #RESPECT." - Serbia top 10 player Janko Tipsarevic

"American tennis is losing one of its greatest champions and faces of the sport today. Best of luck to @andyroddick in the next chapter!" - US women's player Lisa Raymond

"In tears listening to @andyroddick right now...what an unbelieble careear and personality" - Argentina women's player Gisela Dulko

"Congratulation @andyroddick for your great career and for the great person you've been during the tour!" - Argentina top 20 player Juan Monaco

AFP

Comments
  • samkelo.s.sithole - 2012-09-06 12:51

    A great player indeed who played in a wrong era, or should i say who was unlucky to have played during an era of great players. He mustgo well Andy and good Luck to him. He achieved a great deal. still remember that 2009 Wembledon Final, he was so close, pity he didn't get his name on that golden trophy!

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