Federer, Soderling to meet

Updated: June 26, 2009, 8:21 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

WIMBLEDON, England -- When Roger Federer misfired on an important shot Friday, his knees buckled and he stomped behind the baseline, miffed at his mere mortality.

The moment quickly passed, and Federer advanced to the second week at Wimbledon by defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-1.

Novak Djokovic, who could face Federer in the semifinals, also reached the fourth round with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win over American Mardy Fish.

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