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 — Andy Roddick is calling it a career after this U.S. Open.
Roddick, the last American man to win a Grand Slam singles event, announced on his 30th birthday that this will be his final tournament.
He is scheduled to play Australian Bernard Tomic in Friday’s night session in Arthur Ashe Stadium in what could be the final match of his career.
“I have decided that this is going to be my last tournament,” Roddick, the 2003 U.S. Open champ, told a press room packed to the gills. “I don’t know if I’m healthy enough or committed enough to continue another year.
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.