BRISBANE, Australia, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Robin Soderling defeated Andy Roddick in straight sets Sunday in winning the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Australia.
Soderling didn't face a break point in the 6-3, 7-5 win over Roddick, who was seeking back-to-back Brisbane titles. The win was Soderling's seventh ATP championship and will move him to No. 4 in the world rankings.