>> Monday, March 26, 2012
Roddick shocks Federer. For only the third time in 24 career meetings, Andy Roddick defeated Roger Federer. The two-time Sony Ericsson Open champion knocked out the Swiss world #3 7-6(4), 1-6, 6-4 to deal Federer his earliest loss at a tournament in the past six months. The win ensures Roddick advances to the fourth round and potentially may earn a quarterfinal match-up against top American Mardy Fish. Of the three wins against Federer, two of these wins are at the Miami tennis tournament.
The following match highlights of the Federer vs Roddick third round match can be found at TennisTv.com VIDEO section. Match Highlight 1: Federer vs Roddick Highlights (Miami 3R): Former champions Roger Federer and Andy Roddick met for the 24th time and third at the Sony Ericsson Open. Match Highlight 2: Federer Interview (Miami 3R): The Swiss talks to the media after taking on Andy Roddick in the third round of the Sony Ericsson Open. Match Highlight 3: Roddick Interview (Miami 3R): The American was seeking his third victory against Federer for a place in the fourth round.
Preview: The highly anticipated match between former #1 players Roger Federer and Andy Roddick will be broadcast live from the 2012 Miami tennis tournament here. The third round match is the featured night match on Monday, March 26 at the 2012 Sony Ericsson Open. World #3 Federer is coming into the match as the highly favored player having been the most successful ATP star in the past six months winning six of his eight tournaments including the 2012 Indian Wells and two other titles this year. Roddick is down to his lowest ranking at #34 in more than a decade due to injuries and inconsistent play. Federer holds a staggering 21-2 record against the American including an epic 5-7, 7-6(6), 7-6(5), 3-6, 16-14 victory in the 2009 Wimbledon finals. He has won their last six matches with Roddick last beating Federer in the 2008 Miami tennis tournament at the quarterfinal stage.