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Federer, Roddick on course for titanic Wimbledon final

SUPER SUNDAY The two top men's singles seeds, Roger Federer and Andy Roddick, as well as top women's seed Serena Williams, went through to round 4 of the tourney


Seventh seeded Capriati defeated Nathalie Dechy 7-5, 6-1 and she goes on to play Russian 10th seed Nadia Petrova who defeated in straight sets Tatiana Perebiynis of the Ukraine.

"It was a good win," she said. "The first set was a little bit tough but I stuck in there. it was a little bit of a test. Then I just really played well in the second set when I got going."

The conquerer of Venus Williams, 19-year-old Karolina Sprem of Croatia, kept a cool head on her to win two tie-breaks against veteran American Meghann Shaughnessy and she next plays Bulgarian veteran Magdalena Maleeva for a place in the quarterfinals.

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