Tennis star Andy Roddick and Brooklyn Decker are finally engaged. Andy officially popped the question to Decker this past Tuesday, Decker’s rep told press.
On Roddick’s official Web site, andyroddick.com, a statement tells fans, “The couple wanted to tell their family and close friends first but good news travels fast. By the time Andy arrived in Miami for the Sony Ericsson Open, the tournament was bustling with the news.”
The pair, who have been dating since 2007, first met after Roddick, 25, asked his agent to track down a number for Decker, 20, a model who has appeared in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition.
Brooklyn Decker was discovered in a shopping mall in Charlotte, North Carolina, while a teenager and has gone on to model campaigns and catalogs for the Gap, Victoria’s Secret and Intimissmi. She had worked for a period as a model in Australia.
After appearing in Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, FHM, Glamour and other titles, Decker came to greater national attention in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in 2006.
In September 2006, Decker finished filming a TV pilot, Lipshitz Saves the World. In November 2006, she posed for a photo shoot in Lucire.