I've been rooting heavily for Pete since he played Greg.
I had wanted Greg to win, but as it got close in the fifth, I realized that I didn't really want to see Pete lose.
Since then, I even rooted for him against Tommy (who I quite like). Roddick had squat all to do with it, and I highly doubt that is the reason MOST have been cheering for him (some, for sure
I have always respected him, and said that he should retire when he feels like it. Frankly I like seeing him prove people wrong