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Andy Roddick to retire after US Open

Andy Roddick will retire after the U.S. Open, the former world number one announced today.

Andy Roddick will retire after the US Open Credit: Stephen Pond/EMPICS Sport

Roddick, who made the announcement during a news conference on his 30th birthday, is scheduled to play Australian Bernard Tomic in a second-round match on Friday at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

The 2003 U.S. Open champion reached the finals of Wimbledon three times, losing to current world number one Roger Federer on each occasion.

Ranked 22nd in the world, Roddick has won 32 titles with career earnings of $20,517,390.