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 — There was a time, not so long ago, when Andy Roddick had as many Grand Slam singles titles as Roger Federer.
After Roddick won his first — and only — major at the 2003 U.S. Open, he and Federer both owned the same number of titles.
And it looked like Roddick and Federer, along with Lleyton Hewitt and David Nalbandian and others, would compete for major championships for years to come.
“It looked as though [Roddick] was going to be a dominant figure in the world game for years,” Todd Martin, a two-time Grand Slam finalist, told SNY.tv.
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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.