Roddick Out, Oudin Surprises
Top seeded Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal through to the quarter-finals.
6 Americans moved into 2nd round.
On a shortened bad-weather day, the sport’s biggest names stayed on track.
Andy Roddick is a tennis player who has seen the game change before his eyes and has comfortably adapted to the changes both on and off the court.
World number two, Roger Federer, looked every bit like the best hard court player in the world this week as he came back against an in-form Mardy Fish to claim the Cincinnati title.
Mardy Fish snatched victory from the jaws of defeat and will play long time nemesis Roger Federer for the title in Cincinnati.
Last week the top four seeds all made the semifinals, and this week they have all made the quarterfinals where four hungry challengers are looking for upsets.
Rogers Cup Champion Andy Murray got roughed up by France’s Jeremy Chardy but when he needed it most, Murray had enough fight to win.
The rain could not hide the tears as American’s Fish, Roddick, Sweeting and Isner all fell at the Legg Mason Tournament on Thursday.