24 Jun 2012

Roddick wins first tournament in over a year

7:13 am on 24 June 2012

The American Andy Roddick has won his first tennis title in more than a year beating the defending champion Andreas Seppi in straight sets to win the Eastbourne grasscourt event, a warm up to Wimbledon.

Roddick the former world number one who's now ranked 33 in the world won 6-3, 6-2.

In the women's final the unseeded Austrian Tamira Paszek, saved five match points in beating world number eight Angelique Kerber 5-7 6-3 7-5.

It's Kerber's third career title.