August 22, 2014
Andy Roddick again closed out a victory for the United States Davis Cup team.
Roddick swept past Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka to give the
U.S. an opening round victory in the best-of-five series with his
second straight-set win in a row Sunday. He is now 11-0 with a
chance to close out a Davis Cup series.
This one was emphatic: 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. Next up for the U.S. is
Roddick's 31st Davis Cup win moved him past Andre Agassi into
second place on the U.S. list, 10 behind John McEnroe. Dominating
with his serve, he faced only one break point during the match.
The U.S. has won 20 consecutive matches after taking a 2-1 lead.
James Blake and Marco Chiudinelli were to meet in the final
match with the series already decided.
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