Andy Roddick, 30, concluded his professional tennis career with a fourth-round defeat to Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro at the U.S. Open Wednesday; 6-7 (1-7), 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 6-2. After the match, Roddick took the microphone and addressed the crowd.
Kate Middleton and Pippa Middleton, 30 and 28, respectively, might not have been rooting for winning contestant Roger Federer when they attended the Wimbledon Men's Championship tennis game on Sunday, but it didn't appear to put a damper on the sisters' cheery demeanor, as Pippa and Kate — both avid tennis players and fans — clapped for Brit Andy Murray's early lead against Federer.
Tennis star Rafael Nadal didn't let his Wimbledon woes get him down. Nadal was spotted on a Formentera beach in his native country Tuesday, just two days after his loss to Serbia's Novac Djokovic on Sunday.
Pippa Middleton and her ex Alex Loudon appear to be giving their relationship another try. The celebrity duo arrived at a Wimbledon match together on Wednesday, weeks after reports that the two had broken up.
In a surprise upset at Wimbledon’s Center Court, unseeded Feliciano López of Spain beat world number eight and American number two Andy Roddick of USA in straight sets. The match ended at 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2), 6-4, in a little over two hours.
Serena Williams is one step closer to keeping her champion status after defeating France’s Aravane Rezai 6-3, 3-6, and 6-1 in the first round at Wimbledon on Tuesday. With serious injuries preventing her from playing for much of the past year – a period she called a “disaster year” – Williams did not expect to compete in the tournament at all, let alone win.