Olympic Silver Medalist: Tennis
Career Highlights: Mardy Fish, one of several American tennis players who rose to prominence in the early 2000’s, retired after the 2015 U.S. Open. A hard-court specialist, Fish won a silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, losing in five sets to Chilean Nicolas Massu. Fish won six tournaments on the main ATP Tour and reached the final of four Masters Series events including: Cincinnati (2003 & 2010), Indian Wells (2008) and Montreal (2011). His best Grand Slam tournament results included reaching the quarterfinals of the 2007 Australian Open, 2008 U.S. Open and 2011 Wimbledon Championships. In April 2011, Fish overtook friend and former high school classmate Andy Roddick to become the No. 1 rated American in the ATP ranking. Fish reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 7 in August 2011. During that year, he had a career-best 43 match wins and won his sixth career title while reaching two other finals and qualifying for the Barclays ATP World Tour finals. Fish also won eight career doubles titles.