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| 6/18/2010 12:00:00 AM

Federer faces Colombian test in Wimbledon opener

June 18--Roger Federer will open his defense of the men's singles title at Wimbledon against world number 65 Alejandro Falla of Colombia.

Falla has never advanced beyond the second round at Wimbledon and should offer few fears to Federer, who is bidding for a seventh title in the grass court grand slam.

World number one Rafael Nadal, seeded two at the All England Club, faces Kei Nishikori of Japan in his first-round match, but faces a potentially tougher task in the second, where he could play American James Blake, who is returning after a knee injury.

Federer looks set to have a generally easy first week, but is in the same half of the draw as Andy Roddick, Novak Djokovic and 2002 Wimbledon champion Lleyton Hewitt -- who beat him in the final of the Halle tournament last Sunday.

Three-time runner-up Roddick will open against fellow American Rajeev Ram while Andy Murray will take on Jan Hajek of the Czech Republic.
 
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