Injury forces Roddick to rein in serve

He won't be favored to win, but there are several reasons American Andy Roddick should be able to make a deep run at Wimbledon, writes Ravi Ubha.

Originally Published: June 18, 2008
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

Whether he wins or loses, Andy Roddick is usually a chirpy guy. After his defeat to unpredictable Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the Wimbledon quarterfinals last year, though, he sat dejected in the main interview room at the All England Club, head mostly down and none of his trademark humor in sight. "Pretty crappy" was how he felt.

Roddick has plenty of reason to be optimistic heading into this year's tournament that kicks off Monday, the most open match since Roger Federer began ...

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