NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates a point during his men's singles quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic on Day Ten of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

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Full coverage of Wednesday's U.S. Open action, which included Andy Roddick's final match and Roger Federer's surprising early exit.

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U.S. Open 2012 Schedule And TV Coverage: Novak Djokovic Headlines Thursday

The 2012 U.S. Open will continue Thursday with a pair of men's quarterfinal matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Second-seeded Novak Djokovic will headline as he takes on No. 7 Juan Martin del Potro to end the day on the main court.

Djokovic will be looking to advance to his sixth straight U.S. Open semifinal. Del Potro won the tournament in 2009, but has not reached this far since then. He ended the career of U.S. tennis star Andy Roddick in a rain-delayed four-set victory on Wednesday.

Del Potro and Djokovic will play after an exhibition doubles match scheduled for 7 p.m. ET that will feature John McEnroe and movie star Adam Sandler against Jim Courier and comedian Kevin James.

The mixed doubles champion will be crowned when Kveta Peschke and Marcin Matkowski face Ekaterina Makarova and Bruno Soares at noon ET.

Following the mixed doubles final will be a men's quarterfinals match between No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic and No. 4 David Ferrer. The winner will advance to the semifinals, where they will face the winner of Djokovic and del Potro.

All matches can be seen on The Tennis Channel or ESPN2. All matches can be streamed live here.

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U.S. Open Tennis 2012 Results: Serena Williams Moves On And Roger Federer Falls

The women's semifinals are set, with two spots left to fill on the men's side after Wednesday at the 2012 U.S. Open. The day was one to remember, as Andy Roddick saw his career end, Serena Williams continued to roll, and Roger Federer met the earliest exit for a No. 1 in 11 years.

Roddick started the day with a rain-delayed fourth-round match against Juan Martin del Potro. The American star showed promise in the early going, winning the first set in a tiebreak. However, del Potro took control from there, capturing the match in four sets. Del Potro moves on to face Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals on Thursday night.

Djokovic advanced when his opponent, Stanislas Wawrinka, retired in the third set.

Williams followed Roddick with a dominating performance against former world-No.1 Ana Ivanovic. Serena took the match easily in straight-sets, 6-1, 6-3. She will take on Italy's Sara Errani in the semifinals.

The nightcap provided the most stunning result of the day. In a tournament that has seen the favorites dominate in Arthur Ashe Stadium, the men's No.1 could not advance beyond the quarterfinals. Federer struggled to recover from a poor start as he fell to sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych in four sets.

Berdych moves on to his first-ever U.S. Open semifinals to face No. 3 Andy Murray.

Murray was in trouble early against 12-seeded Marin Cilic in their quarterfinal match. Cilic jumped out to an early lead, taking the first set 6-3 and serving for the set up 5-1 in the second. Murray was able to battle back and break Cilic's serve before eventually taking the second set in a tiebreak. The momentum was squarely on Murray's side from there, as he went on to win in four sets.

The No. 3 on the women's side also moved into the semifinals on Wednesday. Maria Sharapova dropped the first set to France's Marion Bartoli before taking the next two to move on. Sharapova will meet top-seeded Victoria Azarenka next.

Thursday will see the men's semifinal bracket take shape, as Djokovic and del Potro will battle to face the winner of David Ferrer and Janko Tipsarevic.

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2012 U.S. Open Scores: Roger Federer Upset By Tomas Berdych

Men's No.1 Roger Federer was knocked out of the 2012 U.S. Open by sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday night. Federer broke Berdych's serve in the first set of the match, but Berdych took control from there.

Federer was seemingly in control until he was broken at 3-2 in the first set. After falling behind 40-0, he seemed to give the break point away and went straight to the sideline to switch out his racket. Berdych went on to take the set decisively in a tiebreak, taking seven of eight points.

Federer continued to struggle in the second set, immediately going down 1-0 after failing to hold serve. He was broken again at 4-2 to give Berdych a chance to serve for the second set. Federer recovered, breaking back and holding his serve to move within 5-4. However, Berdych quelled the rally when he held to take the second set, 6-4.

Berdych got off to a quick start again in third set, breaking Federer in the opening game. Things looked bleak for the world No. 1 until he broke back to tie the set at 3-3. He would break Berdych again at 4-3, and went on to serve out the set to get himself back in the match.

Federer's comeback was short-lived, however, as Berdych broke him at 4-3 and served out the match in four sets.

Federer was previously 21-0 under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium. This marked the first time the No.1 has not made the semifinal in 11 years.

Berdych will advance to play Andy Murray in the quarterfinals.

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U.S. Open 2012 Scores: Serena Williams Serves Her Way To The Semifinals

Serena Williams continued her dominant stretch of tennis at the 2012 U.S. Open on Wednesday, taking down former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic in straight sets in a quarterfinal match. Willams, the tournament's No. 4 seed, got off to a quick start, taking the first four games to extend her streak of 24 consecutive games won in the tournament.

No. 12 Ivanovic would finally get on the board after holding serve at 4-0, but she was never really in the match. Williams was dominant on her serve, often described as the best weapon in all of tennis, holding easily time and time again.

The second set was more competitive that the first, with Ivanovic nearly breaking Williams down 4-3. Willams would battle back for the hold and break Ivanovic the next game to finish the match, 6-1, 6-4.

Williams now advances to face No. 10 Sara Errani of Italy in the semifinals.

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Andy Roddick Retires: Video Of His Post-Match Address

Andy Roddick, following the conclusion of his match against Juan Martin Del Potro at the 2012 U.S. Open Tennis Championship, addressed the crowd of cheering and tearful fans. Roddick announced earlier in the tournament that it would be his last, opting to retire after his U.S. Open run came to an end.

Roddick lost to Del Potro, 6-7(1), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-4, in the Men's Round of 16 in an entertaining match that saw Roddick give it his all to extend his career for one more round. The popular American was aggressive early yet appeared to tire as the match progressed and failed to take advantage of prime opportunities in the crucial fourth set to take back control of the match.

Del Potro would state after the match how thankful he was for the respect shown by the crowd and by Roddick in what was an incredibly emotional moment for all involved. Afterward, Roddick was handed the microphone and addressed the crowd with a tearful yet thankful goodbye.

This is what he had to say:

Here's video of the ovation Roddick received following the conclusion of the match.

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U.S. Open Scores: Andy Roddick Loses To Juan Martin Del Potro

Andy Roddick lost to Juan Martin Del Potro on Wednesday afternoon, 6-7(1), 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-4, bringing an end to the career of the popular 30-year old American. Roddick stated he would retire following the 2012 U.S. Open Tennis Championship.

If this was going to be Andy Roddick's final match of his career, then it's fitting it was against someone like Juan Martin Del Potro, a player that matches up well with Roddick's strengths and provided an evenly-contested match that turned out to be immensely entertaining..

No. 7 Del Potro rebounded from a first-set loss to take the second and third sets, gaining momentum with each game won and was clearly dominating Roddick in the third. The American appeared to be tiring as the match wore on after an aggressive approach to the first set, with Roddick storming back in the opening of the fourth.

With the crowd cheering him on, knowing this might be the last chance to see him play, Roddick's emotional approach to the game was on full display with each point won and lost. Unfortunately, Roddick was unable to keep Del Portro from pulling away as he was clearly tiring with each progressive game, despite the emotional charge the crowd and possible end to his career would give him.

Roddick would be undone by 46 unforced errors, compared to just 31 for Del Potro, and his inability to take advantage of several wide open point opportunities in the crucial fourth set.

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U.S. Open 2012 Tennis Scores: Janko Tipsarevic Reaches Quarterfinals

Janko Tipsarevic moved on to his second consecutive U.S. Open quarterfinals after defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-2 Wednesday afternoon.

Tipsarevic led 5-2 in the first set Tuesday before play was suspended by rain, and picked up right where he left off to win in straight sets.

Kohlschreiber, who was coming off one of the best performances of his career against John Isner, didn't seem to be the same player he was in the previous round despite some superior serving. Ultimately, it was the Kohlschreibere's large amount of unforced errors that cost him the match as he finished the round with 53.

With the loss, the 19th-seeded Kohlschreiber has now failed to reach the quarterfinals in all 32 of his career Grand Slam appearances.

The eighth-seeded Tipsarevic of Serbia will now face the fourth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain with the victory.

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2012 U.S. Open Tennis Scores: Sara Errani Advances To Semis

Sara Errani became the first Italian semifinalist at the U.S. Open since 1930 with her 6-2, 6-4 victory over Roberta Vinci early Wednesday afternoon.

Errani, the runner up at the French Open earlier this year, eliminated her doubles partner Vinci quick, efficiently and without any sort of post-match celebration. The tenth-seeded Errani took full advantage of Vinci's 37 unforced errors, seeming poised and determined in the hour and 12 minutes she was one the court.

When asked by the post-game announcer whether she feels she can win this tournament or not, Errani replied "I will tell you in three or four days."

Ironically, this Errani's victory also comes less than 24 hours after her and Vinci defeated Germans Julia Goerges and Kveta Peschke to advance to the semifinals on the doubles side.

Errani will now be tasked with taking on either Serena Williams or Ana Ivanovic in what will be Errani's second Grand Slam semifinals of 2012.

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2012 U.S. Open: Rain Delays Andy Roddick Again

Rain has been troublesome at the 2012 U.S. Open, and it suspended play once again on Wednesday. The courts became too wet and matches were delayed at 11:20 a.m. ET.

Andy Roddick continued his fourth-round match against Juan Martin Del Potro, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, on Wednesday morning. The match was halted as Roddick held a 1-0 lead in first-set tiebreak.

Men's No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic was also in action when the rains came. He leads 5-2 in the first set over German Philipp Kohlschreiber with a trip to the quarterfinals on the line.

Maria Sharapova may have been pleased to see play suspended, as she has struggled at the start of her quarterfinal match against 11th-seeded Marion Bartoli. Sharapova is already down two breaks in the first set, and trails Bartoli 4-0.

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U.S. Open 2012 Tennis Scores: Andy Roddick's Match Postponed Due To Rain

Andy Roddick and Juan Martin del Potro's fourth-round match at the 2012 U.S. Open has been temporarily suspended on Tuesday night due to rain. The skies opened up in the midst of a first-set tiebreak, with the 20th-seeded Roddick holding a 1-to-0 lead over the seventh-seeded del Potro. The set moved into a tiebreak after each player won six games.

The current forecast calls for periods of rain over the next one to two hours as a decision is made whether to resume play, according to the U.S. Open's Twitter handle.

Update: Play has been suspended for the night and will resume Wednesday.

Also on the men's side, Novak Djokovic's match with Stanislas Wawrinka was stopped with the second-ranked Djokovic up two games to none in the first set. Eighth-ranked Janko Tipsarevic is involved in the one other men's match stopped on Tuesday night. Tipsarevic is up five games to two over Philipp Kohlschreiber.

On the women's side, third-seeded Maria Sharapova had her match stopped with her down four games to none to 11th-ranked Marion Bartoli during the day session. That match has officially been suspended until tomorrow. If Sharapova is upset, she'd be the second top-four seed knocked out on the women's side.

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