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Roddick, Henin stunned

I was really surprised to see Justine Henin go out of Wimbledon last night and equally stunning was the manner in which Andy Roddick exited SW19 especially after winning the first two sets.

Before the tournament started, I had predicted that Henin would finally win the only grand slam that has eluded her so far in her illustrious career but Marion Bartoli put paid to those predictions with a shocking win.

Henin had looked unstoppable so far only dropping a set against Serena Williams but Bartoli played the game of her life as she won the last two sets of their match and the last set looked so easy.

Bartoli will now meet Venus Wiliams who triumphed over French Open finalist Iva Ivanovic and I am hoping that whoever wins, we will for once get an interesting grand slam women's final this year.

All looked normal and plain sailing when Roddick took the first two sets against Richard Gasquet but it was the the tie-break of the third that turned the match around. With Gasquet seemingly on his way out, he managed to get the third set and even then I thought Roddick would come back and get the fourth and win the match but that never happened and Gasquet will now meet defending champion Roger Federer.

I still don't know how Marcos Baghdatis lost to Novak Djokovic but I think that Baghdatis just lacked the killer punch. Watching Baghdatis play is always interesting especially with his vocal supporters behind him, but he should have won at least the second set when he had six set points and failed to convert all of them only for Djokovic to convert the only chance he got.

We now have a repeat of the French Open semi-final with Djokovic meeting Rafael Nadal and I assume Djokovic would be wishing that this time he will go past the world number two player to reach the final.

Need I say this, but it looks like once again another Federer/Nadal is on the way but after yesterday's shocking results its better to wait and see what happens on the court first.

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