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Roddick triumphs in straight sets

Updated: June 24, 2004, 10:24 PM ET
Associated Press

WIMBLEDON, England -- Recreating some of the magic of his improbable run to the 2001 Wimbledon title, Goran Ivanisevic pulled out a five-set victory Thursday to set up a third-round showcase against former champion Lleyton Hewitt.

Ivanisevic, who missed Wimbledon the last two years with injuries and is retiring after these championships, was his usual animated self as he came up with the big shots at the right time to outlast Italy's Filippo Volandri, 4-6, 7-6 (8), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.

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