21 Oct 2009

Roddick makes season-ending tournament

6:17 am on 21 October 2009

The American tennis player Andy Roddick has booked his place at the season-ending World Tour Finals with four weeks of the season remaining.

The world number seven will join Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro at the end-of season tournament to be held in London from November 22nd.

Roddick, who reached the semi-finals in 2003 and 2004, has qualified for the season-ending event seven years in a row.

Two places are still up for grabs with Russian Nikolay Davydenko and Spaniard Fernando Verdasco leading the chase.