Wimbledon

Murray, Federer through to Wimbledon semis

2015-07-08 17:40
(File, AP)

London - Andy Murray moved to the Wimbledon semi-finals by beating unseeded Canadian Vasek Pospisil in straight sets on Wednesday.

Murray, who had won the first set 6-4, took the second 7-5and the third 6-4, and will meet Roger Federer in the semis.

Seven-time champion Federer reached his 10th Wimbledon semi-final with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 win over French 12th seed Gilles Simon.

The 33-year-old Swiss, bidding to become the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open Era, shrugged off two rain delays as well as being broken for the first time at the tournament to complete victory in just 94 minutes.

Federer fired 11 aces and 36 winners as he secured a sixth win in eight meetings with Simon, who was attempting to reach the last-four of a major for the first time.

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