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DC: The Chronicles of Roddick

Posted by gauloises1 on August 7, 2009

Andy Roddick recorded his 500th career win last night with a straight sets victory over Sam Querrey.

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Why no cake, Washington? Why no cake?

Tomas Berdych survived a tough challenge from Philipp Petzchner (the genuine Triple P) and John Isner beat Sebastian de Chaunac in straight sets to complete the quarter-finals line-up.

Results

Singles – Third Round
[1] A Roddick (USA) d [16] S Querrey (USA) 76(4) 64
[2] J Del Potro (ARG) d L Hewitt (AUS) 64 36 76(2)
[4] F Gonzalez (CHI) d W Odesnik (USA) 62 64
[5] R Soderling (SWE) d M Gicquel (FRA) 75 57 63
[8] T Berdych (CZE) d P Petzschner (GER) 46 63 63
[10] T Haas (GER) d J Ferrero (ESP) 75 26 61
[11] I Karlovic (CRO) d [Q] S Devvarman (IND) 75 61
J Isner (USA) d [Q] S de Chaunac (FRA) 62 64

Doubles – Quarter-finals
[5] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) d S Huss (AUS) / R Hutchins (GBR) 64 75

Friday’s OOP

Stadium (starts 12 noon)
Tommy Haas vs. Fernando Gonzalez
Robin Soderling vs. Juan Martin del Potro (NB 2.30)
Fernando Gonzalez / Tommy Robredo vs. Daniel Nestor / Nenad Zimonjic
Andy Roddick vs. Ivo Karlovic (starts 7 p.m.)
John Isner vs. Tomas Berdych

Grandstand (starts 4 p.m.)
Chris Guccione / Lleyton Hewitt vs. Travis Parrott / Filip Polasek

And we FINALLY will have streaming. Hooray!

9 Responses to “DC: The Chronicles of Roddick”

  1. crazyone said

    hee, you used my line about the genuine Triple P!

  2. linz said

    So proud =)

    I’m really liking this HC season so far…

    And am I crazy to think that Johny could beat Tomas today???

    • gauloises1 said

      Um … it’s Tomas, so no 🙂

      • linz said

        AND HE DID IT!!!! Wins over Berdie AND JoJo this week????? HAPPINESS. Seriously…that’s some awesome awesome stuff. Though that’s enough now. Roddick needs to win the tourney, so unfortunately I will have to root against my super-sized love tomorrow.

      • linz said

        ALSO, apparently there was a cake. Just found a picture and for some reason thought it was super important to tell you IMMEDIATELY.

        http://www.andyroddick.com/media/photos/2009-legg-mason-andy-vs-querrey/

        mmmmm, cake.

        • irefusetotellyou said

          WHAT? That cake is a paltry excuse for a cake … I feel as if they could have done something way better. aka WAY LARGER.

          Cake isn’t cake if it’s not ginormous and full of delicious fatty goodness.

          MMMMMmmm

          • linz said

            I still think it’s better thank Lleyton’s cake, which literally looks like halfway through the match the tournament was like “oh crap, this could be his 500th win” and sent the ballboys to buy some betty crocker mix from the deli….

            And I will constantly think it’s 2001-2003 and Hewitt is Roddick’s main rival and everything Roddick does has to be better than what Hewitt does. I don’t let go easily/

        • Rachael said

          awesomeawesomeawesome

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