The Federer vs Roddick Rivalry is one of the most underrated tennis rivalries but it is one of the best ever as both of these great players always took each other to the limit and they were both the best servers in the game and whenever they faced each other the tennis fans would wait with bated breath as to the excellence that was about to follow. Andy Roddick was one of the few players other than the Big 3 that took Roger Federer to places only a few other players have managed to do so.
They have played 24 Tennis Matches against each other and although the Head to Head Record is in the favor of Roger Federer who has won 21 out of their 24 matches and Andy Roddick has won 3 Matches. The quality of those matches is more important as the fans get thoroughly entertained.
So, let’s look at this great Tennis Rivalry
Roger Federer vs Andy Roddick Head to Head in Grand Slams
They have played against each other 8 times in Grand Slams and all 8 of those Matches have been won by Roger Federer. Andy Roddick was playing in an era when Roger Federer was unstoppable and only Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic could beat him. Their first Grand Slam meeting was the 2003 Wimbledon Semi Final where Roger Federer won in straight sets. They also faced each other in the 2004 Wimbledon Final and again Roger Federer won the title. They also faced each other in the 2006 US Open Final and Roger Federer prevailed yet again. Andy Roddick did his best but Roger Federer was on Another level. Their most famous Grand Slam match is the 2009 Wimbledon Final where It was an epic 5 setter and Roger Federer won the match which was over 4 hours.
Roger Federer vs Andy Roddick Other Head to Head
Other than the 8 Grand Slam Matches they had against each other, they also had 16 other Matches which were not a part of Grand Slams. They faced each other 3 times at the ATP World Tour Finals and all the 3 were won by Roger Federer. Andy Roddick won all his 3 Matches against Roger Federer at the ATP Masters 1000 and the head to head in those events was 4 I’m favor of Roger Federer and 3 in favor of Andy Roddick. They have played in places like Switzerland, Sydney, Canada, China, Madrid etc so all the fans got to see true greatness.
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The following is an illustration of the Head to Head:
ATP World Tour Finals
ATP Masters 1000
ATP 500 Series
ATP 250 Series
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