Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
NEW YORK –– Unnerved by several controversial foot-fault calls and the aggressive, steady play of Serbian Janko Tipsarevic, Andy Roddick was eliminated late Wednesday night in the second round of the U.S. Open.
Roddick, the No. 9 seed and 2003 champ, became unnerved by a foot-fault call late in the third set and fell to Tipsarevic, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3, 7-6 (4).
The match lasted three hours, 18 minutes and ended just before midnight in front of a rowdy, near full house in Arthur Ashe Stadium.
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.