LONDON (AP) – Roger Federer has more history on the line at the All England Club.READ MORE: Fort Worth Residents Concerned About Plans To Replace Nearly 100-Year-Old Forest Park Pool
If Federer beats Marin Cilic in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, he will equal Jimmy Connors’ record of reaching the Wimbledon semifinals 11 times.
Federer is chasing a record eighth Wimbledon singles title. He’s currently tied with Pete Sampras and 1880s player William Renshaw with seven.READ MORE: Cook Children’s Halts Elective Surgeries Due To Staff, Bed Shortages During COVID-19 Surge
The third-seeded Federer will be first up on Centre Court against Cilic, a Crotian who beat him in straight sets in their last meeting, in the 2014 U.S. Open semifinals.
Second up on Centre will be No. 2 Andy Murray, the 2013 champion, facing No. 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
On Court 1, sixth-seeded Milos Raonic was paired against No. 28 Sam Querrey, followed by No. 10 Tomas Berdych against No. 32 Lucas Pouille.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccines Don't Impact Fertility, But The Virus Does, Doctors Say
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