Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams eased into the fourth round at Wimbledon as Laura Robson fought back to give Britain both a man and woman in the second week for the first time this century.
Andy Roddick, the last American man to win a Grand Slam tennis title, will retire after the U.S. Open, the site of his only major championship and the place where as a kid he snuck in to see his heroes.
Andy Roddick brought a crowd of 24,674 to its feet for two standing ovations at the National Tennis Center in New York, prolonging his career with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 defeat of Australia’s Bernard Tomic at the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams overcame another mishap to join top-seeded Victoria Azarenka in the third round of the Australian Open on the hottest day so far at the Grand Slam tennis tournament. Roger Federer and Andy Murray also won in straight sets.