Roddick wins a title finally

Jun 24, 2012, 11:52 IST | Agencies

Andy Roddick won his first title in over a year when he defeated defending champion Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday to win the Eastbourne grasscourt title, a perfectly-timed boost ahead of Wimbledon.

Roddick has been troubled by injury and illness for several seasons but may have turned a corner with his 72-minute win over the Italian. Meanwhile, Tamira Paszek rallied from a set and a break down to overhaul Angelique Kerber 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday in the Eastbourne final. David Ferrer secured his fourth title of 2012 with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Germany’s Philipp Petzschner at the ‘s-Hertogenbosch tournament. 

Andy Roddick

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