Wimbledon Schedule: Both John Isner and Andy Roddick Featured on Day 5
Just one day after his wild 70-68 fifth set win, John Isner will be back out on court on what should be an action packed fifth day in London.
He will be taking on Thiemo De Bakker from the Netherlands. The match will start around 7:10 a.m. EST. Here is the great thing, De Bakker is a powerful player with a hard serve. Should the match venture into a fifth set, well than anything can happen.
Andy Roddick will be playing Phillip Kohlschreiber, a strong German player who is seeded 29. He will take the court around 12:30-1:00 p.m. approximately. It was Kohlschreiber who beat Roddick in the third round of the 2008 Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic will try to continue his hot start to this championship as he takes on Albert Montanes from Spain. This is just another opponent in what is a favorable draw for Djokovic, who is trying to silence his critics who say his heart is not in it. The match will be on at about 8:10 a.m.
One match that should be very interesting is the Roger Federer vs. Arnaud Clement. Federer has had a less than stellar start to this tournament, and he needs to pick up his game our he will find himself out soon. Clement should not be a huge threat, but then again Alejandro Falla was not supposed to be. The match should also be on around 1:00 p.m.
Also on court will be the athletic Gael Monfils, he will be taking on the resurgent Lleyton Hewitt. Jurgen Melzer, who is fresh off a semifinal at the French Open will take on Feliciano Lopez, an underrated player who could pose a major threat.
Florian Mayer, who has proven that he can be one of the most effective players in the game will be taking on Yes-Hsun Lu. One of the hottest players currently Tomas Berdych will play Denis Istomin. Mikhail Youznhy will face Paul-Henri Mathieu in a battle of veterans. And lastly on the men's side Daniel Brands, who took out Nikolay Davydenko (ranked seven) will face another hard server in Victor Hanescu.
On the women's side, both of the Belgians will continue their quest. Justine Henin plays a great match (on paper) againt Nadia Petrova, while Kim Clijsters will face Maria Kirilenko.
Venus Williams, one of the best grass court players will face Alisa Kleybanova, while the fourth ranked player, Jelena Jancovic will play Alona Bondarenko.
In a match of "pronounce that name" Tsvetana Pironkova will deul against Regina Kulikova. 11th ranked Marion Bartoli will then play unseeded Greta Arn.
One of the top young Australian players, Jarmila Groth gets a match against Angelique Kerber in a battle that will be very close and competative.
Any way you slice it... or serve it, it should be a great day of tennis!
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