Wimbledon

No. 1 seed Maria Sharapova roared her way to a timely 6-1, 6-4 victory over Su-Wei Hsieh in the third round Friday at Wimbledon. Enlarge photo

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No. 1 seed Maria Sharapova roared her way to a timely 6-1, 6-4 victory over Su-Wei Hsieh in the third round Friday at Wimbledon.

WIMBLEDON, England – A look at Wimbledon on Friday:

Weather: Drizzle that delayed start of play, then sunny. High of 70 degrees.

Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Roger Federer, No. 18 Richard Gasquet, No. 26 Mikhail Youzhny, No. 31 Florian Mayer.

Men’s Seeded Losers: No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic, No. 12 Nicolas Almagro, No. 15 Juan Monaco, No. 17 Fernando Verdasco, No. 21 Milos Raonic, No. 28 Radek Stepanek, No. 29 Julien Benneteau.

Women’s Seeded Winners: No. 1 Maria Sharapova, No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 8 Angelique Kerber, No. 15 Sabine Lisicki, No. 17 Maria Kirilenko, No. 30 Peng Shuai.

Women’s Seeded Losers: No. 12 Vera Zvonareva, No. 20 Nadia Petrova, No. 26 Anabel Medina Garrigues, No. 28 Christina McHale.

Stat of the Day: 8 – Career comebacks from two sets down for Federer, who got past Benneteau 4-6, 6-7 (3), 6-2, 7-6 (6), 6-1.

Quote of the Day: “Mentally, he’s a rock.” – Benneteau on Federer.

On Court Today: No. 4 Andy Murray vs. Marcos Baghdatis, No. 7 David Ferrer vs. No. 30 Andy Roddick, No. 10 Mardy Fish vs. David Goffin, No. 16 Marin Cilic vs. Sam Querrey; No. 2 Victoria Azarenka vs. Jana Cepelova, No. 4 Petra Kvitova vs. Varvara Lepchenko, No. 6 Serena Williams vs. No. 25 Zheng Jie, No. 14 Ana Ivanovic vs. No. 22 Julia Goerges.

Today’s Forecast: Chance of rain in the early morning and evening. High of 70 degrees.

Associated Press