Former world no. 1 American tennis star Andy Roddick was known for his epic battles with Roger Federer. Roddick was particularly known for his fast and furious serves which even left Roger Federer at his peak, clueless.
In pic: Andy Roddick with Brooklyn Decker and friends.
Andy Roddick became a Grand Slam singles champion and world No. 1 shortly after he won the title at the 2003 US Open, defeating French Open champion Juan Carlos Ferrero in the final and overtaking him as the top-ranked player in the process. Despite several more years as one of the world's best players, the 2003 US Open title would remain his only Grand Slam triumph.
In pic: Andy Roddick with wife Brooklyn Decker
Brooklyn Decker is an American model and actress best known for her appearances in a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, including the cover of the 2010 issue. In addition to working for Victoria's Secret for the 2010 "Swim" collection, she has ventured into television with guest appearances on Chuck, Ugly Betty, The League, and Royal Pains. She made her feature film debut in Just Go with It, and later starred in Battleship and What to Expect When You're Expecting
Andy Roddick's early days: He was born the youngest of three boys and the son of a school teacher, and Jerry Roddick, a businessman. Roddick played varsity basketball in high school alongside his future teammate Mardy Fish, who trained and lived with Andy Roddick in 1999. During that time period, he intermittently trained with Venus and Serena Williams; he later moved back to Austin. His tennis idol growing up was Andre Agassi.
In pic: Andy Roddick with family
Brooklyn Decker's younger days: She was born in Ohio, the daughter of a nurse and a salesman. She has a younger brother, Jordan. Brooklyn Decker was discovered in a Charlotte shopping mall as a teenager and began her modelling career as the face of Mauri Simone, a prom dress maker. She won the 2003 Model of the Year award at the Connections Model and Talent Convention.
In pic: Andy Roddick with wife Brooklyn Decker
Brooklyn Decker, in an interview to the Dailymail, revealed that their first date was a dinner and comedy show, and after the date she thought, “This guy is a catch. This is the man I’m going to marry.”’ How did she know he was the one? ‘He made me laugh – he is hilarious and he is also chivalrous."
Meeting tennis superstar Andy Roddick was unexpected for Brooklyn Decker. Andy – a former US Open champion and three times Wimbledon finalist – spotted his future wife on a TV talk show and was instantly smitten. ‘He got his agent to call my agent,’ said Brooklyn. Flattered but cautious, she ignored his incessant requests for a date. ‘He wooed me,’ she revealed. Andy Roddick married Brooklyn Decker on April 17, 2009.
Brooklyn Decker shared this image, after the couple worked together on a project, she said, "We worked together for the first time this weekend and didn’t kill each other! High five!"
Brooklyn Decker posted this sweet picture of husband Andy Roddick giving her a foot spa, she wrote, "I have him burning Chinese herbs next to my feet. (It's supposed to help flip the baby!) #winning"
Brooklyn Decker wished Andy Roddick on his 35th birthday on Instagram, she wrote, "Today he turns 35! 1 and a half babies, and 10 years later- each day gets better and better. It really does. Happy Birthday, Husband. (He doesn't have instagram so he'll never see this- but isn't it a cute picture?)"
Brooklyn Decker shared this image of Any Roddick, behaving like the perfect family man, she captioned, "When your bae makes a homemade kilt bc your spawn shat on him in flight and you're told there's paparazzi outside..."
Brooklyn Decker shared this picture of husband Andy Roddick, playing with their child during Christmas. She wrote, "Matching onesies. Dat ass. Merry Christmas to me"
Brooklyn Decker posted a funny picture of the couple, all dressed up during a Halloween night-out, she captioned, "This was from about a month ago.... But in the spirit of Halloween... Courtney??Kurt"
When Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick visited the White House, she shares this pic and wrote, "Who's playing it cooler? Just hanging with Abe, NO BIG DEAL. @specialolympics @whitehouse #playunified"
Brooklyn Decker shared a cute picture with Andy Roddick from a dinner outing, she captioned, "Taking our nerd prom duties very seriously last night. #whcd"
Brooklyn Decker posted this photo with some renowned tennis players and models, when she had gone to watch one of hubby Andy Roddick's matches on court, she wrote, "I love our little tennis community. @madkool13 @annev_official @justingimelstob @johnrisner @mattharvey33 #andyroddick"
Andy Roddick turns 37 on August 30, 2019. As the former tennis world no. 1 celebrates his birthday, we tell you his love story with wife Brooklyn Decker, as well as the cheerful banter they share, as Brooklyn Decker gives us a glimpse on her life as a wife, mother and celebrity on Instagram. (Images courtesy- Brooklyn Decker Instagram)
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