[Yahoo] Roddick edges Safin in Masters Cup (AP)

Rusty Backhand
11-18-2004, 11:46 PM
Andy Roddick came up with four aces in the second-set tiebreaker and defeated Marat Safin 7-6 (7), 7-6 (4) in a second round match of the ATP Masters Cup Championships on Thursday. The second-seeded Roddick remained on course for a weekend meeting with No. 1 Roger Federer, already assured a semifinal berth in the round-robin format.