Wimbledon 2012: Day 5 Scores, Results and Recap

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Wimbledon 2012: Day 5 Scores, Results and Recap
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Both Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer were tested by impressive opponents on day five of Wimbledon, but were able to advance to the fourth round thanks to their experience in Grand Slam tournaments.

Federer needed five sets to defeat Frenchman Julien Benneteau, while Djokovic overcame a first set loss to eliminate Radek Stepanek from the tournament in four sets.

In the women's bracket, top seed and 2012 French Open champion Maria Sharapova advanced to the fourth round with a straight set victory. Kim Clijsters also advanced to the fourth round with an upset victory over No. 12 seed Vera Zvonareva.

Let's look at a day five recap from London.

 

Match Results of Notable Players

Men's

Novak Djokovic (1) defeated Radek Stepanek (28)

Roger Federer (3) defeated Julien Benneteau (29)

Sam Querrey defeated Milos Raonic (21)

Richard Gasquet (18) defeated Nicolas Almagro (12)

Mikhail Youzhny defeated Janko Tipsarevic (8)

 

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Women's

Maria Sharapova (1) defeated Su-Wei Hsieh

Agnieszka Radwanska (3) defeated Heather Watson

Kim Clijsters defeated Vera Zvonareva (12)

Angelique Kerber (8) defeated Christina McHale (28)

 

Video Highlight

Watch Roger Federer complete his five-set victory on Friday and advance to the fourth round.

Federer now has a strong chance to win another Wimbledon singles title after Rafael Nadal was surprisingly beaten in the second round of the tournament.

 

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