Wimbledon 2012 Day 3: Djokovic, Federer, Clijsters win; Wozniacki, Li Na crash out
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Wimbledon 2012 Day 3: Djokovic, Federer, Clijsters win; Wozniacki, Li Na crash out

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 02:35
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Wimbledon 2012 Day 3: Djokovic, Federer, Clijsters win; Wozniacki, Li Na crash outZeenews Sports Bureau

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic made light work of 20-year old American Ryan Harrsion to ease into the third round of Wimbledon to meet the winner of Benjamin Becker and Radek Stepanek.

Six-time Wimbledon winner Roger Federer stormed into the third round of Wimbledon 2012 with a 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 victory over the Italian Fabio Fognini.

Former World No.1 Kim Clijsters reached the third round of Wimbledon 2012 defeating Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic 6-3, 6-3

18th seed Frenchman Richard Gasquet also registered victory over Ruben Bemelmans of Belarus in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to set up a third round clash with Spainard Nicolas Almagro.

No. 3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland breezed into the 3rd Round dispatching Elena Vesnina 6-2, 6-1 who had beaten Venus Wiilliams in the first round.

Wimbledon 2012, day 3 saw its second upset of the day as 22-year old Tamira Paszek ousted former World No. 1 and 7th seed Caroline Wozniaki of Denmark 7-5, 6-7, 4-6 in a closely contested match.

12th seed Nicolas Almagro beat 22-year old Guillaume Rufin in a tough 4-setter 6-2, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 to advance the third round.

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MAJOR UPSET: Arantxa Rus defeated fifth-seed Sam Stosur 6-2, 0-6, 6-4, which has become the biggest upset of the week so far.

India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna moved to the next round with straight-set victory over Marcel Felder of Uruguay and Tunisia's Malek Jaziri 6-0 7-6 (1) 6-2 in an hour and 36 minutes at the All England Club.

17th seed Russian Maria Kirilenko beat Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 6-1, 6-2 i nthe 2nd Round and the Russian will meet Sorana Cirstea of Romania who beat 11th seed Na Li of China.


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1st Round: Completed

C.Wozniacki 7   6   4

T.Paszek  5   7   6

Hello and welcome to the third day coverage of Wimbledon 2012.



A.Roddick beat J.Baker 7-6, 6-4, 7-5

M.Raonic beat S.Giraldo 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

B.Phau beat W.Odesnik 6-3, 3-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4

L.Kubot beat T. Tito 7-6, 6-3, 6-3

J.Melzer beat S.Wawrinka 6-3, 6-7, 6-2, 4-6, 6-8

D.Ferrer beat D. Brown 7-6, 6-4, 6-4

I.Karlovic beat D.Sela 6-4, 6-4, 7-6




R.Federer beat F.Fognini 6-1, 6-3, 6-2

J.Tipsarevic beat R.Sweeting 5-7, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2

N.Almagro(ESP) [12] beat G.Rufin(FRA) 6-2, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4

J.Monaco beat J.Chardy 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6

F.Mayer beat P.Petzschner 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4

D.Istomin beat I.Andreev 6-3, 7-6, 4-6, 6-2

V.Troicki beat M Klizan 6-4, 4-6, 5-7, 7-6, 6-4

M.Youzhny(RUS) beat I.Cervantes(ESP) 6-1, 6-3, 6-4

J.Janowicz(POL) beat E.Gulbis(LAT) 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 9-7




K.Zakopalova beat D.Cibulkova 6-4, 6-1

K.Bondarenko beat K.Date-Krumm 5-7, 6-3, 6-3

A.Ivanovic beat M.Martinez Sanchez 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

H.Watson beat J.Hampton 6-1, 6-4

J.Goerges beat S. Peer 6-2, 6-2

O.Govortsova beat A. Beck 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

A.Cornet beat N.Bratchikova 6-0, 7-6

S.Errani beat C.Vandeweghe 6-1, 6-3

A.Yakimova(BLR) beat M.Minella(LUX) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3



S.Cirstea(ROU) beat N.Li(CHN) 6-3, 6-4

K.Clijsters beat A.Hlavackova 6-3, 6-3

M.Kirilenko beat L.Dominguez Lino 6-1, 6-2

A.Radwanska beat E.Vesnina 6-2, 6-1

A.Rus beat S.Stosur 6-2, 0-6, 6-0

V.Zvonareva(RUS) beat S.Soler-Espinosa(ESP) 6-1, 6-3, 6-1

H.Watson beat J.Hampton 6-1, 6-4

S.Lisicki beat B.Jovanovski 3-6, 6-2, 8-6

S.Stephens beat P.Cetkovska 7-6, 4-6, 6-3

C.Giorgi(ITA) beat A.Tatishvili(GEO) 6-3, 6-1

S.Peng(CHN) beat A.Morita(JPN) 7-6, 6-3

S.Hsieh(TPE) beat S.Foretz Gacon(FRA) 6-4, 6-1



J.Erlich and A.Ram beat T.Huey and D.Inglot 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 9-7

M.Bhupathi and R.Bopanna beat M.Felder and M.Jaziri 6-0, 7-6, 6-2

J.Brunstrom and P.Marx beat M.Fyrstenberg and M.Matkowski 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-6

S.Darcis and O.Rochus beat L.Burton and G.Morgan 4-6, 7-5, 7-6, 6-4

A.Clement and M.Llodra beat R.Ramirez Hidalgo and A.Ramos 6-2, 6-2, 6-7, 6-0

J.Delgado and K.Skupski beat M.Bachinger and T.Kamke 6-3, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4



I.Begu/M.Niculescu beat E.Baltacha/A.Keothavong 6-3, 6-2

L.Dekmeijere and V.Lepchenko beat S.Arvidsson and J.Larsson 7-6, 3-6, 6-3

F.Pennetta and F.Schiavone beat A.Pavlyuchenkova and L.Safarova 6-2, 5-7, 6-4

Y.Shvedova and G.Voskoboeva beat S.Halep and A.Wozniak 6-1, 6-0

M.Lucic/V.Savinykh beat T.Moore/M.South 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

On Day 2, tennis stars Rafael Nadal, Petra Kvitova, Andy Murray, Serena Williams, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga all advanced to the second round. Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza too advanced to the next round in women’s doubles as she along with her partner B.Mattek-Sands defeated A.Kudryavtseva and S.Stephens in straight sets 6-4, 6-2.

On Tuesday, seven-time French Open winner Rafael Nadal who came on the Centre Court bidding for his third Wimbledon and 12th grand slam title had to struggle to his his opening match against Thomaz Bellucci. Rafa was trailing 0-4 in the first set before he got back to the rhythm and defeating the Brazilian 7-6, 6-2, 6-3.

First Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 15:32

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