Roddick edges Hewitt in four-hour battle

Originally Published: July 1, 2009
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- There is something definitive about a five-set match.

It is the ultimate test in tennis, and in the charged atmosphere of a Grand Slam or Davis Cup play, the results can be defining -- one way or the other.

On Wednesday evening, long after the other men's quarterfinals had been concluded, Lleyton Hewitt and Andy Roddick, both red-faced and fatigued, barreled into the ultimate set. The sun was setting on Court 1 and these proud campaigners -- both former ...

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