LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 23: Roger Federer of Switzerland wipes his face with a towel during his second round match against Adrian Mannarino of France on Day Four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 23, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Wimbledon Men's Quarterfinals: Federer Shocked By Tsonga After Being Up Two Sets

Roger Federer has been upset by No. 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Championships quarterfinals. The Frenchman will face Novak Djokovic in the semis, while the luckless Andy Murray draws No. 1 Rafa Nadal.

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Wimbledon 2011 Results, Men's Quarterfinals: Andy Murray Breezes Into Semifinals

Andy Murray advanced to the Wimbledon men's semifinals with a straight-sets victory over Spain's Feliciano Lopez in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, advancing 6-3-,6-4,6-4. Murray will face the winner of the Rafael Nadal-Mardy Fish quarterfinal. Nadal beat Murray in last year's semifinal.

The Scotland-born Murray is attempting to become the first British tennis player to win a Grand Slam since 1936. No Brit has even reached Wimbledon's final since 1938.

Murray, who has reached three Grand Slam finals since 2008, seems to be playing well enough to change all that. He was never broken on Wednesday, despite getting in just 56 percent of his first-serves. He ended up winning 65 percent of points on his second serve, though.

The first break of the match came with Murray already leading 3-2 in the first set. Lopez managed to stave off the first break point, but surrendered the break on the second opportunity. Murray then broke at 1-1 in the second set, and only faced two break points of his own all match.

Stay tuned to this StoryStream for more match results from Day 9 of Wimbledon 2011.


Roger Federer Shocked In Wimbledon 2011 Quarters By Tsonga Comeback

No. 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) def. No. 3 Roger Federer (Switzerland), 3-6 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-4. Facing triple match point, Federer looked tired, but still wasn't sweating. Time for the English tabloid press to get their faces out of their Pimm's cups and fire up those indignant fingers: "Roger Federer's selfish desire to have a family is ruining his game." It never ceases to astonish how even a well-fought loss in the finals of a Grand Slam event gets counted as a failure for the Maestro, but that's the price of being a six-time champion who's got the temerity to no longer be a sure thing every time he sets foot on a grass court.

This is not to take anything away from the always-delightful Jo-Willie Tsonga, who continues to maneuver around the baseline and up to the net with astonishing speed for a guy his size. (What I wouldn't give to see him in a major finals match with Juan Martin Del Potro, in a sort of big-friendly-giant-off.) He conquered not just his quarterfinals match, but history: No player has ever come back from a first-set deficit against Federer at Wimbledon, or from a two-set deficit anywhere, in his entire pro career.

Next up for the large Frenchman: Some Serbian guy named "Novak Djokovic" awaits in the 2011 Championships semis. 

Stay tuned to this StoryStream for more match results from Day 9 of Wimbledon 2011

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