Underdog Roddick to face Federer in Wimbledon final

WIMBLEDON, England — Who says American tennis is in decline?

Underdog Andy Roddick stunned Andy Murray and all of Great Britain Friday afternoon, advancing to the Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-5) semifinal victory that left the Centre Court audience speechless. Roddick, a two-time Wimbledon finalist, hasn't won a Grand Slam title since the 2003 U.S. Open and was 2-6 against Murray before Friday.

His final opponent is five-time champion Roger Federer, who beat Tommy Haas in straight sets in the other semifinal. Federer will attempt to break Pete Sampras' record of 14 Grand Slam titles and reclaim his No. 1 ranking from Rafael Nadal.

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