Andy Roddick turned 30 yesterday, the same day he decided to hold a surprise press conference to announce that this U.S. Open will be his last professional tennis tournament. While more players are having success later in their careers, 30 is a milestone year for a tennis player. Tennis is a sport which has a brutal schedule, a very short offseason, and demands intense physical conditioning. Roddick said, “I think that wear and tear in miles is something that’s not really an age thing.
Caroline Wozniacki didn't expect to leave New York in less than a week, much less without a win.
The eight seed on the Women's side was upset 6-2, 6-2 by Irina-Camelia Begu, who's ranked 96th in the world.
"You know, you always want to go in and do your best no matter what's happening out there. I tried. I didn't succeed to play well."