Andy Roddick retired after the US Open last year, but hadn’t officially been removed from the ATP Ranking, that is until today. After last week’s dust-up in which Roddick’s actually rose two spots in the rankings to No. 40, the former No. 1 officially requested the ATP to remove him permanently from the standings. And as of today, he’s gone.
Roddick spent nearly 13 full years on the singles computer, starting from March 6, 2000 and ending yesterday, February 24, 2013, including 13 weeks at No. 1 in 2003/2004.
The next big – really big – tennis event for Roddick will be the Hall of Fame induction in 2017. In the meantime you can still listen to him on national Fox Sports radio every Saturday afternoon.
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