WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A look at Wimbledon on Wednesday:

Weather: Sunny, high of 90 degrees.

Attendance: 39,849, an increase of 4,647 from the second Wednesday in 2008.

Men’s quarterfinals: No. 2 Roger Federer beat No. 22 Ivo Karlovic 6-3, 7-5, 7-6 (3), No. 3 Andy Murray beat Juan Carlos Ferrero 7-5, 6-3, 6-2, No. 6 Andy Roddick beat Lleyton Hewitt 6-3, 6-7 (10), 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4, No. 24 Tommy Haas beat No. 4 Novak Djokovic 7-5, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-3.

Men’s semifinals Friday: Federer vs. Haas, Murray vs. Roddick.

Stat of the day: 2 — Number of times Federer broke the 6-foot-10 Karlovic’s serve. Karlovic had not been broken once in 79 service games through his first four matches in the tournament.


Quote of the day: “There’s a lot of respect there. We used to get into it a little bit when we were younger, but I think we definitely earned each other’s respect. Now we’re just a couple of old married dudes, so maybe we’ve grown up a little bit.” — Roddick, after his nearly four-hour match against longtime rival Hewitt.

On court Thursday: No. 1 Dinara Safina vs. No. 3 Venus Williams, No. 2 Serena Williams vs. No. 4 Elena Dementieva in the women’s semifinals.

Thursday’s forecast: Sunny, high of 88 degrees.

Thursday’s TV: ESPN2, 7 a.m. to noon EDT; NBC, noon to 5 p.m., all time zones.

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