Wed, Jul 01, 2009 - Page 19 News List

Murray wins thriller under roof

SWEATY: Scot Andy Murray said Centre Court’s new roof had created humid playing conditions to the extent that he felt ‘like I’d been in a bath’ by the time his match ended


German Tommy Haas, the oldest man remaining in the field at 31, reached the quarter-finals for the first time with a defeat of Russian Igor Andreev 7-6 (10-8), 6-4, 6-4.

No. 6 seed Andy Roddick beat the 20th seeded Czech Tomas Berdych.

In the women’s singles German Sabine Lisicki booked a surprise place in her first major quarter-finals, with a 6-4, 6-4 upset of ninth seed Caroline Wozniacki while unseeded Francesca Schiavone of Italy defeated No. 26 seed Virginie Razzano.

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