Roddick upset by Lu in 4th round at Wimbledon 

Three-time finalist Andy Roddick has been stunned in the fourth round at Wimbledon by an 82nd-ranked Taiwanese player who hadn't won a match at the All England Club the past four years.

The fifth-seeded Roddick was ousted 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 9-7 by Yen-hsun Lu on Monday in a match that lasted over 4½ hours.

Lu sealed the victory in the 16th game of the fifth set with his only service break of the match.

The 26-year-old Lu had lost in the first round at Wimbledon four straight times and failed to win a match in his last five Grand Slams.

He's the first Asian man to reach the quarterfinals of any Grand Slam since Shuzo Matsuoka of Japan did it at Wimbledon in 1995.

Roddick had 38 aces but converted only one of eight break-point chances.


Defending champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams have won in straight sets to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters have also reached the final eight.

Federer, chasing a record-tying seventh Wimbledon singles title, swept past 16th-seeded Jurgen Melzer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 on Monday.

Serena Williams beat former champion Maria Sharapova 7-6 (9) 6-4 in a rematch of the 2004 final won by the Russian. Williams served 19 aces for the second straight match.

Five-time champion Venus Williams overcame 92nd-ranked Jarmila Groth of Australia 6-4, 7-6 (5), and Clijsters rallied to beat Justine Henin 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 in an all-Belgian match between former No. 1.-ranked players returning to Wimbledon after coming out of retirement.

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