Andy Roddick: I Won’t Go Mental Again, Book It
by Tom Gainey | August 17th, 2011

Andy Roddick drew the ire of many for his behavior Monday night in Cincinnati. During a loss to Philipp Kohlschreiber, the American received a point penalty for ball abuse early in the third set. The penalty came on 30-40 automatically giving Kohlscreiber the lead and eventually the win.

On twitter today, Roddick made light of the situation joking he would keep his mental outbursts in check through the US Open.

“Won’t go mental from here through us open. Book it. Ha ha. Was the first point penalty of my career and will be the last as well” Roddick tweeted.

Because of the loss Roddick’s ranking will drop out of the Top 20 next week, leaving him in a tough seeding for the US Open.

Roddick will play in Winston Salem next week then the US Open. Roddick was forced out of Washington and Montreal because of abdominal injury.

Here’s the video from Monday night:

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6 Comments for Andy Roddick: I Won’t Go Mental Again, Book It

James Stewart Says:

Awe pudd’n:(…if he would play tennis like he argues he might be in the top 10.

Dave B Says:

The fact is that he behaved abominably and has done so on many occasions. The officials in the chair should come down harder on all of these primas donnas. Those who abuse the game: taking ages between serves etc. Andy is a spoiled immature brat and I do not believe him when he says he won’t do it again. The sad thing is that he thinks the whole thing is a big joke.

glenn Says:

As always Roddidck is a dick!!!! look at the tape you idiot your a liar and an average tennis professional living in a world of great talent. Your done and you cant compete. How about finding a new coach for the what 5th time maybe more. Instead of blonde models and fancy luxury cars how about playing so my kids, that I teach can look for a role model…Because dude you suck! Look in the mirror dude you’ll go down as a one hit wonder with a serve when its in has an average game. You make american tennis look bad. Because federer has dominated you so much take some cues from his talents and manorisms. Retire…….

Wheeler Says:

Roddick: No one loves me any more!
Roddick’s well-wishers: You better behave yourself on court.
Roddick: I better post an apology on Twitter.

I like tennis bullies Says:

atta boy andy!
Roddick makes tennis fun to watch haha
I’ll take his outbursts over Federer’s smugness any day of the week

Maria Marx Says:

Blood boils when crab calls Andy names belief in u Roddick!

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