"That may be a boring thing to tell your friends, but it's served us well," said Roddick, who last year joined the Power Shares Series, a tennis circuit that lets him play with legends like Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras.
Roddick said he's also padding his paycheck by moving over to the "dark side of media." Rather than jumping into the booth at the Tennis Channel, he was hired by Fox Sports 1 to talk about all things sports as a co-host of Fox Sports Live.
Roddick even got to drill his co-hosts with tennis balls on national television.
But his investing philosophy is far more conservative.
"A lot of people my age are trying to hit a home run in a year or two," Roddick said. It's more along the lines of: Worst-case scenario, are you still okay?
He said he's been investing in a lot of "long plays," especially commercial real estate.
For example, Roddick is a fan of the steady monthly cash flow offered by triple-net lease agreements, which require tenants to pay for rent as well as taxes, insurance and maintenance.
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These rental streams offer investors a way to play the recovering real estate market without taking on the hassle of dealing with repairs and tax payments.
However, landlords do face risks associated with interest rates, tenant bankruptcies and finding new tenants when leases expire.
They like to have something to take a friend to," Roddick told CNNMoney.
The former Grand Slam singles champ is known for an aggressive playing style that features a lightning-fast serve and a rocket forehand.