American Andy Roddick said on Thursday he plans to retire after the Aug. 27-Sept. 9 U.S. Open in New York.
* Born Aug 30, 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska
* Played varsity basketball in high school alongside Davis Cup team mate Mardy Fish
* Turned professional in 2000 and at 18 years, three months, was the youngest player in the year-end top 200 rankings.
* Reached world number one ranking in November 2003
* Currently ranked 22nd in the world
* Has a 609-212 career record with 32 singles titles
* Career earnings exceed $20 million
* Won first and only grand slam at 2003 U.S. Open
* Reached finals at Wimbledon three times and lost to current world number one Roger Federer on each occasion.
* Has won 32 titles with career earnings of $20,517,390
* Owns 33 singles victories in Davis Cup competition, second most ever for the United States, behind John McEnroe's 41.
* Coached by Larry Stefanki since December 2008
* Brother John was an All-American tennis player at University of Georgia and now operates a tennis academy in San Antonio.
* Married swimsuit model Brooklyn Decker in April 2009