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Earlier the top-seeded world champion, Lleyton Hewitt, had resisted what he had expected would be a major challenge from Jonas Bjorkman, beating the Swede in straight sets while Britain's Tim Henman thrilled the Court No 1 crowd and thousands more watching the large screen on "Henman Hill" with an impressively thorough 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 defeat of French qualifier Jean-Franois Bachelot.
Meanwhile officials yesterday lodged a complaint with the BBC over their decison to show an interview in which Anna Kournikova had a tantrum shortly after she had been knocked out of the tournament.
Novak Djokovic will add another former top player to his coaching team next week.
The 30-year-old Serbian confirmed on Saturday that former World No.
Ancic has missed four grand slams thanks to glandular fever, so he is used to tiredness.
His hidden reserves kicked in, and with momentum on his side, he served his way to victory.
For all his natural talent, it was another example of how brittle Federer, Wimbledon junior champion in 1988, can still sometimes be.
Djokovic said he has long known Ancic, who grew up in neighbouring Croatia, and that the two have stayed in touch since the three-time ATP World Tour titlist had to retire in 2011 because of health problems, including complications from mononucleosis.Even so, a five-set marathon is the last thing that he needs before facing Federer.Ancic, who had beaten Verdasco's fifth-seeded compatriot David Ferrer in the previous round, settled the match between 24-year-olds after breaking his opponent in the 13th game of the deciding set.After breaking Verdasco, Ancic surged to a 40-0 lead, but squandered two match points.At last he slammed down an ace, before crumpling to the ground in a mixture of what must have been delight and fatigue.