Discussion

Andy Roddick ousted again in opener

Updated: May 9, 2011, 5:39 PM ET
Associated Press

ROME -- Andy Roddick extended his troubled start to the clay-court season with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to Gilles Simon of France in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday.

Simon broke Roddick's serve in the first game of the match and had little trouble with the 12th-seeded American.

While the sky was clear at the Foro Italico, gusty winds created difficult conditions.

"He moves really well, which you don't want to see when you're short of matches, and on a day like ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE TENNIS HEADLINES