Andy Roddick fell Saturday at the 2012 Championships at Wimbledon, losing 2-6, 7-6 (18), 6-4, 6-3, to No. 5 David Ferrer of Spain. It has been a good day for the favorites so far. No. 4 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has also advanced, taking out Lukas Lacko in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3.
Roddick took the first set of the match, notching nine winners to five for Ferrer. In the set, he put 85 percent of his first serves in play, and scored on 88 percent of them. Roddick seemed to wear down after losing the tight tiebreaker to the quicker 5'9 Ferrer in the second set. By the fourth set, Roddick was scoring on just 65 percent of his eligible first serves.
Three Americans remain in the field. Mardy Fish and Brian Baker advanced to the Round of 16 with wins Saturday. Sam Querrey is currently in his fifth set against Marin Cilic.
Fish and Tsonga will face each other in the in the next round. Tsonga looked strong Saturday, notching 27 winners to 17 for Lacko. Tsonga went 4-for-5 in his break point opportunities.
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