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Roddick won the title in Atlanta 

Roddick won the title in Atlanta


The representative of the hosts Andy Roddick won the tennis tournament in Atlanta (USA) with a prize of 546,900 dollars. Fourth-seeded Roddick had in the finals against Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) with 1:6, 7:6 (2), 6:2 after the 2:14 hours game.

This 29-year-old American won a second trophy of the season and 32 total in his career, which he occupies the third place among active players after Roger Federer (Switzerland) and Rafael Nadal (Spain). Roddick had problems with his right arm at the beginning. He has only one game in the first set, after which he asked a medical timeout.

After the intervention of the tournament doctor he started to find his game and evened the score after success with 7:2 points in the tiebreak in the second part. Roddick managed to break the first submission of Mueller only in the third set and then achieve a new breakthrough for 5-2, which proved decisive.

Left Luxembourg scored 20 aces, but had serious problems with his second serve. He conceded and 10 double faults and manage to win the first title in his career. Roddick did win in Atlanta for the first time since 2001, but then the tournament was played on another red tennis complex in the city.

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