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2012 London Olympics: Andy Roddick Eliminated By Novak Djokovic

Facing each other for the ninth time in their careers, Novak Djokovic had little trouble getting through Andy Roddick in the second round of the men's singles tournament at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, defeating the American 6-2, 6-1.

Roddick of Boca Raton, Florida held serve in each of his first two games of the first set, keeping the set tied 2-2, but Djokovic, representing Serbia in the 2012 Olympics, took over from there, losing just one of the next 11 games.

The matchup was the first time the two tennis headliners have faced each other since 2010 and surprisingly it's Roddick that still leads the all-time series between the two, 5-4. Roddick did not represent the United States during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, but did in Athens in 2004 before being eliminated in the third round.

For a complete schedule of events and dates medals will be awarded, visit NBC Sports' official Olympic website. For complete coverage from the 2012 London Olympics, keep checking this StoryStream and visit SB Nation's Olympics hub.

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