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Wimbledon 2012: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic To Meet In Semifinal

Tennis fans will get one of the best possible matchups at Wimbledon this year after all, despite the fact that second-seeded Rafael Nadal was ousted in the early rounds. Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will face third-seeded and tennis legend Roger Federer in one of the two semifinals on Friday, as both superstars advanced in straight sets on Wednesday.

Djokovic ousted Florian Mayer with ease, winning 6-4, 6-1, 6-4. Mayer never figured to be much of a challenge for the top-seed and world's No. 1 player, as Mayer was the 31st-seed in the tournament.

Federer had an even easier time on Wednesday, defeating No. 26 Mikhail Youzhny, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.

The other semifinal will feature the fourth and fifth seeds, respectively. No. 4 Andy Murray won in four sets over seventh-seeded David Ferrer, 6-7 (7-5), 7-6 (8-6), 6-4, 7-6 (7-4). Murray will face fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who defeated No. 27 Philipp Kohlschreiber, 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2.

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