He is especially uncomfortable with emotional dependency, and tells himself and others (even children) not to be a "baby".
Andy Roddick needs to accept that no one is self-sufficient all the time, and to be gentler with his "childish" emotional needs and wants.
Andy Roddick often makes decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something "feels right" or because he has always done it a certain way and is uncomfortable acting otherwise.
"She looked really bad to the point where people were like, 'Get her off the court.' It took them three games, and in warm-ups she looked terrible. So for her to say, 'I'm not well right now' is a scary thing.
"You hope it is an illness and not something worse." Serena on Wednesday posted a photo of herself on Instagram resting: Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.
Serious and responsible, he tries to carry the world on his shoulders and rarely lets others know that he needs help and support.
Andy Roddick denies or ignores his own emotional needs and feels that others will not accept him if he appears "weak".
To others, he may appear to be rather hard-nosed and tough, with a businesslike attitude toward their personal concerns and feelings. His feelings and loyalties run deep, but he often does not let people know how much he cares.Andy Roddick also sometimes needs to learn to relax, enjoy himself, and play.Andy Roddick saw the incident and sent a text message to Serena out of concern, and she texted back saying she was "unwell." "I grew up with Serena, so the first thing I'm thinking is, 'What is going on? "She supposed to be tough, that's what she is, so she doesn't like to show that vulnerability.' It's just crazy," Roddick said on the Fox Sports Live Podcast. Frankly, that's how she comes across in press conferences sometimes as aloof because she doesn't want to let that guard down.
LONDON -- The bizarre circumstances surrounding Serena Williams' sluggish and uncoordinated on-court behavior during her second-round doubles match at Wimbledon continue to be a major talking point around the All England Club.
Williams took the court on Tuesday with sister Venus looking physically unwell. We've done some tests, the doctors think it's a viral illness, they can't say it with any certainty.