Wimbledon 2012: Djokovic sets up Federer showdown

Novak Djokovic booked a Wimbledon semi-final showdown with Roger Federer as the defending champion crushed Germany's Florian Mayer 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 in the last eight on Wednesday.

updated: July 05, 2012 01:00 IST
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London: Defending champion Novak Djokovic and six-time winner Roger Federer face a titanic Wimbledon semi-final showdown after the two title contenders wasted little time on their last eight matches on Wednesday.

While third seed Federer pummelled Russian 26th seed Mikhail Youzhny into submission in a 90-minute 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 masterclass on Centre Court, Djokovic also took the express route against German 31st seed Florian Mayer, recording an emphatic 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 victory on Court One.

Friday's other semi-final between home favourite Andy Murray and French fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will produce a first-time Wimbledon finalist.

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