Federer Djokovic and Roddick all advance

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Updated: June 28, 2012

Roger Federer put on a regal performance in front of Prince Charles on center court, destroying Italian Fabio Fognini 6-1 6-3 6-2 to reach the third round.

Andy Roddick moved into the Wimbledon second round with an efficient 7-6 6-4 7-5 win over British wildcard Jamie Baker after returning on Wednesday to complete his opening match.

Novak Djokovic eased into the third round with a routine 6-4 6-4 6-4 win over American Ryan Harrison under the closed roof of Centre Court.

The top seed and defending champion from Serbia was not at his best but was still far too strong for the world number 48, breaking him in the ninth game of the third set to move to the brink of victory.

The bottom half of the women’s draw opened up on Wednesday with fifth-seeded US Open champion Samantha Stosur and seventh-seeded Caroline Wozniacki both knocked out.

Stosur had never been past the third round in nine previous visits to the All England Club and that miserable sequence was extended with a 6-2, 0-6, 6-4 defeat against world number 72 Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands.

Tamira Paszek saved two match points to send Wozniacki crashing out in the first round under the Centre Court roof.

The 21-year-old Austrian, fresh from claiming the grasscourt title in Eastbourne at the weekend, prevailed in a three hour 12-minute marathon to win the first round clash 5-7, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4.

But there were no problems for low-key third seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland who defeated Russia’s Elena Vesnina, the first-round conqueror of Venus Williams, 6-2, 6-1.

Radwanska, who didn’t commit one error, next meets Heather Watson who ended Britain’s 10-year wait to have a woman in the third round by sweeping to a 6-1, 6-4 victory over America’s Jamie Hampton.

Italy’s 10th seed Sara Errani, the French Open runner-up, needed just seven seconds to complete her 6-1, 6-3 first round win over American qualifier Coco Vandeweghe after the tie had been rained off Tuesday.

Errani had been on match point but on the resumption she didn’t have to hit a ball as her opponent handed her victory with a double fault.

Also making progress was former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic, the 14th seed from Serbia, who defeated Spain’s Maria Jose Martinez 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 and German 15th seed Sabine Lisicki.

Last year’s semifinalist Lisicki reached the third round, beating Serbia’s Bojana Jovanovski 3-6, 6-2, 8-6.