Federer into 12th Wimbledon semi-final

The 28-year-old reached the fourth round with a straight sets win over Jerzy Janowicz

World No. 5 Roger Federer will face big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the quarter-final of the 2017 Wimbledon on Wednesday. Federer still has yet to drop a set this tournament and is coming off a match in which he lost just six of 61 first serve points. Federer will take on Tomas Berdych in the semi-final which will be his 12th at Wimbledon.

Three-times Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic's painful year continued as he retired with an elbow injury during his quarter-final against Czech Tomas Berdych on Wednesday.

Djokovic stopped the quarterfinal match while trailing 7-6 (2), 2-0. It's a lot. I'm very happy that my body kept me going all these years.

Roger Federer is ranked in the fourth position and Milos Raonic is ranked in the sixth position.

All three were expected to advance to the semi-finals, but only Federer lived up to the expectations.

He also said the postponement of his last-16 match against Adrian Mannarino, which was pushed a day to Tuesday because of the marathon five-setter in which Gilles Muller beat Rafael Nadal, might have played a role. "But as I've said, it was only getting worse", Djokovic said. He entered the tournament after pulling out of two exhibition matches citing a sore left hip.

Sam Querrey eliminated a limping Andy Murray from the Wimbledon quarterfinals, beating the defending champion 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 on Centre Court. Querrey had only ever once before reached the quarterfinals at a Grand Slam tournament, and that came at Wimbledon a year ago. It'd then be either Marin Cilic or Sam Querrey in Sunday's final.

"Rafa fought to the very end the other day and Andy also hasn't been looking very good". So I hope for Andy and Novak that they will recover in time for the American summer and play their hearts out over there. Cilic won 17-15 in the fifth set.

"I think we looked at some stats compared to - I don't know today what it was - but compared to last year at Wimbledon to this year". Gilles Muller's story I thought was incredible, and Querrey he already beat Djokovic here previous year. "It's nice to see different guys, maybe". He fell behind in the tiebreak but showed his class by winning four straight points, and the first match point proved enough.

That would be a first for Djokovic, who has been one of the best players on tour for about a decade.

"I'm very pleased with how I'm playing. It's like going to work, you can't produce the best every single day but you have [to] make sure that your average is as high as possible every single day, and I think I'm doing a great job this week".

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