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How much longer for Andy Roddick?

Updated: June 30, 2012, 10:01 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- It wasn't the best approach shot, but Andy Roddick already had committed himself.

He took several tentative steps, out of the sunlight and into the shade on Centre Court, and tried to track down David Ferrer's low backhand screamer. Roddick was, as we have seen in recent years, a half-step slow, and the volley winner he had imagined bounced several times and trickled into the net.

"Ahh," Roddick exhaled, with a plaintive tone that made you really ...

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