Roger Federer admitted he was surprised to be still standing at Wimbledon after sealing a place in a record-equaling 11th semi-final with an epic 6-7 (4/7), 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (11/9), 6-3 victory over Marin Cilic on Wednesday.
His lead slipping away, Andy Murray needed a little something extra to keep him going in the fifth set.
Roger Federer and Andy Murray are closing in on another Wimbledon final. Federer, a seven-time champion from Switzerland, is 34 and still looking to make history at the All England Club by winning a record eighth title.
Cruising into the quarterfinals without the loss of a set, Roger Federer is making it look easy as he chases a record eighth Wimbledon title. Serena Williams, meanwhile, is picking up momentum as she goes for a seventh championship at the All England Club.
Serena Williams earned a decent day's rest on the middle Sunday at Wimbledon, while Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had to work overtime --19-17 in the fifth set -- in another marathon involving John Isner.
Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic was sent crashing out of Wimbledon by big-serving Sam Querrey on Saturday, shattering his dreams of securing the first calendar Grand Slam in 47 years.
Down a break in the final set and one point away from falling behind 3-0, Serena Williams refused to buckle on Center Court.
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer can take a step closer to a Wimbledon semifinal duel when they battle for places in the last-16 Friday.
Viktor Troicki let the chair umpire -- and the rest of the world -- know exactly how angry he was about a key call one point from the end of his five-set loss at Wimbledon on Thursday.
Roger Federer was not about to let this feel-good story spoil his own Wimbledon. The seven-time champion -- perhaps the greatest player of all time -- showed little mercy Wednesday against Marcus Willis, a 772nd-ranked British qualifier who had never won a tour-level match until this week and has captivated the home nation with his improbable run.