andy roddick retires
"At the end of the day, I know that people view it as a career… of some hard knocks. But I got to play. I got to play in a crowd, play in [the] Wimbledon finals, be the guy on a Davis Cup team for a while. Those are opportunities not a lot of people get."

—U.S. tennis player Andy Roddick reflecting on his semi-charmed career at his retirement press conference

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