Roger Federer has progressed to the third round at Wimbledon by beating Serbian qualifier Ilija Bozoljac 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (5).

Playing the final match on Wednesday on No. 1 Court, Federer had a slightly easier time than in the first round, when he overcame a two-set deficit. But the Swiss had trouble putting Bozoljac away, converting only three of 13 break point chances.

Federer was never broken, won 75 percent of his service points, and committed only 13 unforced errors. He won the final three points of the match, one with a bold drop shot when trailing 5-4 in the tiebreaker.

The defending champion, Federer seeks a record-tying seventh men’s Wimbledon title. He has reached the final each of the past seven years.

Keywords: Wimbledon 2010

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