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Andy Roddick (hamstring) retires

Updated: January 19, 2012, 12:03 PM ET
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MELBOURNE, Australia -- Andy Roddick's attempt to win his first Grand Slam title in nearly a decade ended Thursday at the Australian Open when he had to retire from his second-round match because of a right hamstring injury.

The former No. 1, whose lone major singles win came at the 2003 U.S. Open, was trailing Lleyton Hewitt 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 when he called the trainer to his courtside chair. He then walked over to Hewitt and shook the Australian player's hand, unable to continue.

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