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Wimbledon: Andy Roddick advances to fourth round

June 25, 2010 | 12:28 pm

Andy Roddick, seeded fifth, a three-time Wimbledon finalist and a crowd favorite here, advanced to the fourth round with a 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-3 win over 29th-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany.

"The last two sets were real good," Roddick said. "I got a little complacent in the second. He was being the aggressor the majority of the first two sets. He's dangerous. I said last week that if I get through the first match or two here I think I can find my stride and I'm doing that." Roddick finished off his win with his 28th ace and when he got just off the court and out of sight of most of the fans but not the television cameras, he pumped his fists.

Up until now, in the open era of tennis only Goran Ivanisevic made it to as many as three Wimbledon finals without winning. On his fourth time, in 2001, Ivanisevic finally won.

-- Diane Pucin in Wimbledon, England


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