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Roddick tops Gonzalez; del Potro falls

Updated: January 24, 2010, 8:00 PM ET
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MELBOURNE, Australia -- Former No. 1 Andy Roddick overcame 2007 Australian Open finalist Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday, surviving to earn a berth in the Australian Open's quarterfinals.

"I got a little lucky tonight, but sometimes it's better to be lucky than good," said Roddick, who is hoping to end a Grand Slam title drought that dates back to the 2003 U.S. Open.

Gonzalez saved four set points in the 10th game of the fourth set before Roddick finally ...

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