[Yahoo] Agassi out, Roddick eager to tune up (AP)

Rusty Backhand
08-02-2005, 01:01 AM
For Andy Roddick, the various stops on the summer hard-court circuit are the means to an end, a chance to do what's needed to get ready for the U.S. Open. What Andre Agassi's 35-year-old back needs right now is some rest, so he's skipping this week's Legg Mason Tennis Classic. Agassi withdrew Monday, hours before play began at the $600,000 tournament where Roddick is seeded No.