Sixth-seeded Andy Roddick has been
upset in the second round at Wimbledon, losing to Janko Tipsarevic
Roddick, who lost the 2004 and 2005 Wimbledon finals to Roger
Federer, was beaten 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (4) by 40th-ranked
Tipsarevic, who has never gone past the fourth round at a major.
Roddick reached the semifinals at the grass-court tuneup event
at Queen's, coming back from a shoulder injury that forced him out
of the French Open.
He had three set points in the fourth to pull even and eight
breakpoint chances overall, but Tipsarevic saved them all.
On the women's side, Former champion Maria Sharapova has
been ousted in the second round at Wimbledon by 154th-ranked Alla
Sharapova, the 2004 champion, lost 6-2, 6-4 on Thursday. It was
the third-seeded Russian's earliest exit from a Grand Slam event
since her first full season on the circuit in 2003. Since her
breakthrough at Wimbledon in 2004, Sharapova has won the 2006 U.S.
Open and the last Australian Open.
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