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He is the most recent North American male player to win a Grand Slam singles event, reach the top ranking, and claim the year-end world No. Roddick reached four other Grand Slam finals (Wimbledon in 2004, 20, and the US Open in 2006), losing to nemesis Roger Federer every time.
Despite several more years as one of the world's best players, the 2003 US Open title would remain his only Grand Slam triumph.
Roddick defeated 26th-seeded Marat Safin in the third round, and ninth-seeded Mario Ančić in a five-set fourth-round match.
Roddick won his quarterfinal match against fellow American Mardy Fish. 1 Federer, who defeated him in straight sets, making his head-to-head record against Federer 1–13.
In the quarterfinals, Roddick beat Lleyton Hewitt, avenging his loss in 2001, 6–3, 7–5, 6–4.
Now in the semifinals for the first time since he won in 2003, Roddick played Mikhail Youzhny and beat him, 6–7, 6–0, 7–6, 6–3. He then qualified for the year-ending Tennis Masters Cup, where he defeated No.
His coach, Tarik Benhabiles, talked him into giving tennis four more months of undivided attention. Roddick's breakthrough year was 2003, in which he defeated Younes El Aynaoui in the quarterfinals of the 2003 Australian Open. Towards the end of 2004, Roddick fired his coach of 18 months, Brad Gilbert, and hired assistant Davis Cup coach Dean Goldfine. Roddick's first ATP event of the year was the Australian Open.
He bowed out to Andy Murray in the semifinals of the SAP Open in San Jose, California, a reprise of 2006.