WINSTON-SALEM, NC - AUGUST 24: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France walks back to serve after a point against John Isner of the USA during the semifinals of the Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University on August 24, 2012 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

U.S. Open 2012: Andy Roddick Will Retire; Americans Mardy Fish, Jack Sock Advance

Both Williams sisters are in action at the 2012 U.S. Open on Thursday, along with No. 1 Roger Federer and Americans Mardy Fish and Sam Querrey.

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Andy Roddick Will Retire After 2012 U.S. Open

Andy Roddick entered the week ranked No. 22 in the world and the 20th-seeded player at the 2012 U.S. Open, hoping to recapture his former form and once again play deep into the draw in Flushing Meadows. On Thursday, Roddick revealed that this will be his last chance for Grand Slam glory, as the American announced that he will retiring at the conclusion of the tournament.

Roddick made the announcement on his 30th birthday.

Earlier this summer, Roddick was knocked out of Wimbledon in the third round, and bore little resemblance to the former world No. 1 of years past.

"I have decided that this is going to be my last tournament," Roddick said in a news conference on Thursday. "Walking off at Wimbledon, I felt like I knew. I couldn't imagine myself being there another year."

Roddick is still in the mix for the 2012 U.S. Open crown after winning his opening-round match against fellow American Rhyne Williams. He will face Bernard Tomic of Australia in second-round action at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday night.

If Roddick can't take home the trophy in his final tournament, he will retire with one Grand Slam title. He won the 2003 U.S. Open at the age of 21 and lost in four other Grand Slam finals over his career, falling to Roger Federer at the 2006 U.S. Open and three times at Wimbledon (2004, 2005, 2009).

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U.S. Open 2012: Mardy Fish Comes Back From 2-Sets Down To Advance

American Mardy Fish came back from two sets down to defeat Russian Nikolay Davydenko on Thursday at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Fish, No. 23 on the men's side, looked close to elimination after losing the second set in a tiebreak. He was able to recover and take the final three sets in relatively easy fashion.

Fish's strong serve allowed him to make the stunning recovery. He topped out at 130 mph and smashed 16 aces. He also started playing better defense, eventually breaking Davydenko's serve eight times overall for the match.

Fish will advance to play the winner of Jimmy Wang and Gilles Simon in the third round. The comeback from two sets down was the tenth of its kind for the 2012 U.S. Open. The previous event record was nine for the entire tournament.

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U.S. Open 2012 Tennis Scores: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Suffers 2nd-Round Upset To Martin Klizan

France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the victim of the 2012 U.S. Open's first major upset Thursday, as the No. 5 seed lost to Slovakia's Martin Klizan, 6-4, 1-6, 6-1, 6-3, at Louis Armstrong Stadium in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. This is the first time in Tsonga's career he's been eliminated in the second round of the Open.

For Klizan, who's ranked No. 52 in the world, this is by far the biggest victory of his career. Klizan, who took advantage of Tsonga's mediocre serve speed all match long, moves onto the third round to face either Jeremy Chardy or Matthew Ebden.

Statically, Klizan dominated second services points as he won 53-percent (25 of 47), while Tsonga won just 38-percent (15 of 40). Klizan also won 60-percent (18 of 30) of the net points, while Tsonga won just 58-percent (15-of 36).

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2012 U.S. Open Tennis Scores: Mardy Fish Loses First Set, Trying To Avoid Upset Loss

Day 4 at the 2012 U.S. Open is in full swing, as the schedule is hitting the meat of the early-afternoon matches. Currently, American Mardy Fish, the No. 23-overall seed, is facing Russia's Nikolay Davydenko in a second-round match at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Davydenko leads the contest 6-4, 2-2.

So far, only one other men's singles match as been completed as Kei Nishikori defeated Tim Smyczek, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4. Nishikori moves onto the third round where he will face the winner of Marin Cilic and Daniel Brands.

Meanwhile, here's a list of the completed women's singles matches:

  • Ana Ivanovic def. Sofia Arvidsson, 6-2, 6-2.
  • Maria Kirilenko def. Greta Arn, 6-3, 6-2
  • Jelena Jankovic def. Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino, 6-4, 6-2
  • Dominika Cibulk def. Bojana Jovanovski, 7-6, 7-6
  • Andrea Hlavacko def. Galina Voskoboeva, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3

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2012 U.S. Open Scores: Ana Ivanovic Posts Easy Second-Round Win

No. 12 Ana Ivanovic has advanced into the third-round of the 2012 U.S. Open by defeating Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden in straight-set fashion. The former No. 1 had little trouble in cruising to an easy 6-2, 6-2 victory.

Ivanovic tallied the vast majority of her winners with her forehand, as she was dominant with that shot. She also won over 60 percent of her receiving chances, allowing her to break Arvidsson's serve five times.

The popular Serbian is familiar with Arvidsson, having faced her many times. After the match she remarked "It's easier to play someone you know."

In the third round, Ivanovic will face the winner of the match between American Sloane Stephens and German Tatjana Malek. Those two are scheduled to play Thursday afternoon at Louis Armstrong Stadium.

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