Sports

Andy Roddick Beats Rafael Nadal and Heads to Sony Ericsson Finals

Andy Roddick is still America's best hope for men's tennis glory, but he hasn't won a Grand Slam since 2003 and hasn't won the Sony Ericsson Open since 2004. After a few disappointing years, he seems to be back to form and recently staged a comeback against Rafael Nadal to advance to the finals in this year's Miami Masters.

Nadal took the first set, but Roddick ended up winning 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. Roddick will face the winner of the match between Robin Soderling and Tomas Berdych.

An American hasn't made it to the men's finals in Key Biscayne since Roddick's win in 2004.

KEEP MIAMI NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Kyle Munzenrieder