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American pro tennis player Andy Roddick, known for his blistering serves (he has the fastest serve on record at 155 mph) and his inability to solve his rival, Roger Federer, is selling his Austin, TX home for $4 million. It’s the same home where he married his fiancee, Brooklyn Decker, last year.

Roddick’s home at 4104 Shimmering Cove, Austin, TX, is located in a gated community on Lake Austin, with popular Mount Bonnell — all of 775 feet — “towering” just behind. Roddick’s home is perfect for water lovers and includes a boat house, plus it has an oversized parking area with a two-car garage. A large kitchen opens to living areas and an outdoor covered patio. Scored concrete and hardwood floors flow throughout all rooms except the master bedroom on the main level and oversized bedrooms and media room upstairs. Additional rooms include an office/study/game room, formal dining, and breakfast area.

As we reported in 2008, Roddick purchased this 5,558 sq ft home in November of 2003 for $1,463,000. See more photos of Roddick’s Austin home.

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This must be the week for tennis stars to post their homes for sale. See Pete Sampras’ home and the home of Jennifer Capriati.

  • http://newconstructionmanhattan.com/ nyc condos for sale

    Wow,nice house :):) and the place is wonderful.

  • http://www.Portlandhomeauction.com Portland Real Estate

    I need to take up tennis

  • http://www.sandiegomodern.com Modern Homes

    Nice house!

  • http://www.myfortcollinshomes.com Fort Collins CO Homes

    Wow, how did he gain so much on the sale? It doesn’t say anything about upgrades or anything. That is a HUGE markup!

  • http://www.xaira.com/ Dans

    is it the month for tennis players to sell their house?

  • bob

    I would have tagged Brooklyn Decker in every single room of this glorious estate.

  • Henri Lee

    from 1.5 million on 2003 to 4 million on 2010? Why is the justification?

  • http://www.hagr.net/ Top Finance

    nice price jump right?

  • http://www.ncpropertiesonline.com New Bern Homes

    I love the view, but a crazy jump in price. I don’t believe he will get what he is asking.

  • http://sandybeds.biz/ Sandy

    good luck for the sale Andy

  • http://www.housingblock.com/ Austin Real Estate for Sale

    Nice view. Quite a beautiful home for sale.

  • http://www.lookiehomesla.com Lori Los Angeles Real Estate

    Wonderful profit for this home! Wow, love it. Lovely place to live…

  • http://www.accessavhomes.com Palmdale Homes

    That’s a very nice house and it would look even better with grass or pavement in the front instead of just dirt. The boat port is absolutely awesome too. What a wonderful find for buyers.

  • http://www.stormcricket.co.uk Cricket Balls

    What a view!

  • http://hubpages.com/hub/2010-Holiday-Barbie 2010 Holiday Barbie

    Andy had a nice place. I wonder why he sold it? Maybe too much time away from home to enjoy that great view?

  • http://www.propertyauctionzone.com/ Property auctions

    Mind blowing place and I don’t know why he sold it!

  • http://barbievacationhouse.com Barbie Vacation Home

    Wow, that is quite an increase in price after so few years of owning it. I guess it goes to prove, that the rich really do get richer:)

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