Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan has ratings and 19 reviews. Holly said: stars. Fun read. Todd Gallagher suffers from the all too common wr. Directed by Todd J. Gallagher. With Andy Roddick, Todd J. Gallagher. ‘Andy Roddick Beat me With a Frying Pan’. Courtesy Three Rivers Press. As strange as it may sound to anyone with a sense of decency, there.

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It’s kind of uneven so far. We started rallying, and Roddick was, unfortunately, amazing.

Andy Roddick Beat Me with a Frying Pan

I’d like to say my sensational victory was a testament to my greatness, but really it was just my brilliant strategy. He put these debates to the test—literally. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Recommended sith Megan by: Andy Roddick beat me with a frying pan. Recognizing that the pan limited his options for aggressive shots, he attempted to match me at my own game. Considering that a frying pan is heavier than a racket, has a smaller surface area, and has no feying, that he could hit the ball right away with no trouble is beyond belief.

Laugh out loud read – people stare at me on the train!!

Andy Roddick could beat an average player with a frying pan

Although Ichiro might disagree, top tennis players, more than other athletes, have this kind of hand-eye coordination. D-riddled opponent, who wants to pretend he’s Andy Roddick and hit the ball hard, will do something stupid and miss.


Well, that’s the kind of book we are dealing with here. Chris Wetzel won the chance to challenge Roddick to a tennis match. Josh rated it liked it Jul 03, Lowlights include the chapters on groupies and the psychic at the rock-paper-scissors tournament.

Ugh, this is too much of a dude book. Open Preview See a Problem? The main one was his inability to put spin on the ball. Still, like Roddick, I am a tennis player and a competitive guy, so although I never had the dedication or the talent to play at his level, I wanted to know what a win over a player as great as he is felt like. Questions about obese goalies and frying pan-wielding tennis players have long been the stuff of meandering sports fan chat sessions, so it’s about time we got some debate-ending answers.

Nothing deep, just a lot of oddball things. Mar 02, Dave rated it liked it. With that said, the book is still fun.

I was closing in on finishing Andy off when the unthinkable happened. A clever, entertaining read. Tony rated it really liked it Sep 25, Still, it qualifies as persuasive, informative, and entertaining. Richt’s Miami tenure showed early promise, but exposed bigger problems Miami Hurricanes. First look at NFL playoff bracket: He even plays beer pong with a professional dart player!

Pretty soon he’d adjust to the loss of his biggest weapon, his powerful serve, and learn to minimize the problems with the backhand, returning serves, and dealing with hard-hit balls.

My handicapping was on the money. Almost immediately he identified the need to stay at the baseline, and after only a couple of minutes of warmups he recognized that the backhand had to be avoided at all costs.


Roddick within a week would most likely start limiting his errors and punishing floaters. Third, only one side witu a frying pan can be used to strike the ball, meaning that he would have to flip over the pan every time he switched to his backhand.

But Gallagher is such a funny writer that it didn’t matter that I couldn’t care less about the rosdick to these burning questions.

How much of a head starts, or what method of cheating would allow some random fatass to beat Olympic Gold Medalist Mo Greene in a sprint? In my heart I knew that I had what it took to beat him. Other chapters are mere summaries of all the bar arguments Gallagher is claiming to settle once and for all. Oct fryinng, Todd Gallager. He swam freestyle against a doggie-paddling Olympic gold medalist.

Andy Roddick could beat an average player with a frying pan

The results are hilarious and enlightening. It also meant that Roddick had to abandon his typical grip on his m, going from western to continental. Want to Read saving…. But some debates can never be settled no matter how much you run up your bar tab arguing with your friends.