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Andy Roddick – Xbox Live Game with Fame

Live from the Andy Roddick Texas Hold ‘Em Charity Tournament at the Hard Rock Seminole Casino in Hollywood, FL, top-ranked tennis star, Andy Roddick will challenge fans as part of the latest Xbox Live Game with Fame session. Xbox Live Gold members interested in going all in with Roddick in Activision’s World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions for Xbox 360 should be on the lookout for the Xbox Live ‘gamertag’ AndyGWF on Friday, December 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST/2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. PST.

Since his professional debut in 2001, Roddick has been one of the United States most celebrated athletes. Known for his power, Roddick holds the record for the fastest serve in professional tennis, clocked at 155 mph. Widely regarded as the top tennis star in the United States, Roddick won the 2004 ESPY for Best Male Tennis Player and was nominated again in 2005. In 2003 he was honored by the ATP as the Player of the Year when he became the youngest American to end the year at No. 1 after winning his first grand slam at the US Open. Said to have an easy charm in front of the camera, Roddick has appeared many times on television talk shows, hosted Saturday Night Live and was named “Sexiest Athlete” by People magazine in 2003.

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The Xbox Live Game with Fame program gives Xbox Live subscribers the unique opportunity to meet, chat and play against some of today’s hottest stars. Past Game with Fame celebrity players include Jack Black, Jenny McCarthy, INXS, New York Yankees’ Jason Giambi, Ryan Cabrera and Ludacris. For further information on other Xbox Live events, be sure to visit the Game with Fame Web site at http://www.xbox.com/gamewithfame.