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Novak Djokovic: The top seed will play his 13th consecutive Slam semi-final against Del Potro

Wimbledon 2013: Tandil Tower has to hope 13 is unlucky for Novak Djokovic

A list of head-to-head results against Novak Djokovic does not make good reading for many players. In the case of semi-final opponent Juan Martin del Potro, the score is a stark 3-8, and one of Del Potro's three successes was on a retirement.

Sabine Lisicki serves on her way to victory in the women's semi-final
Andy Murray tries to satisfy his legion of supporters

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David Ferrer has proved his ability on all surfaces

Wimbledon 2013: The super six who can wreck Britain's dreams

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Serena Williams yesterday

Wimbledon 2013: Sabine Lisicki not finished yet after Queen of SW19 Serena Williams is defeated

German targets title in wake of surprise win over reigning champion Williams

Wimbledon 2013: Andy Murray in familiar position as last Briton left in singles competition after victory over Mikhail Youzhny

British number one preserves his record of not dropping a set this year at Wimbledon

Wimbldeon 2013 Diary: Bernard Tomic has his Lions crossed

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The dream dies for Sergiy Stakhovsky yesterday

Wimbledon 2013: Sergiy Stakhovsky, the Roger Federer-slayer, loses his magic

Not even chocolate spread trick can save man who beat the champion Federer as he crashes out in next round

It is hard to look past Michelle Larcher de Brito’s win over Maria Sharapova for one of the moments of the tournament so far

Nick Bollettieri: My Wimbledon week - Laura Robson is Slam material

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Andy Murray wins in straight sets to reach third round

Wimbledon 2013: Roger Federer will never be as consistent again, says Andy Murray

British No 1 feels that last year's champion's consistency and domination will never be matched though he does expect the Swiss to bounce back

Andy Murray practicing on his day-off ahead of his third round match with Tommy Robredo

Wimbledon 2013: Andy Murray tips Roger Federer to bounce back following his shock early exit

British No 1 believes Federer will remain a threat to future tournaments despite seeing his consecutive quarter-final record come to an end

Juan Martin del Potro celebrates his second round victory over Jesse Levina

Juan Martin del Potro going quietly about his business as he progresses to third round

Former US Open champion records his second straight-sets victory of the week defeating Jesse Levine 6-2, 7-6, 6-3

Maria Sharapova continually struggled to keep her footing and complained to an umpire that the court was ‘dangerous’ as she exited the tournament

Wimbledon Wobble Watch: Who's crashing out, slipping over - and what the players are saying about the courts

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The Sport Matrix: Thursday 27 June 2013

Federer crashes out as draw opens up for Murray

Roger Federer shows his frustration

Wimbledon 2013: So long, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal. It used to be the Big Four - now it's Novak Djokovic vs and Andy Murray

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