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Bjorn Borg

Five-time Wimbledon champion Bjorn Borg arrives at the All England Club on men's semi-finals day in an aptly-decorated mini-cab

Laura Robson

Court three is packed to the rafters as Britain's Laura Robson takes the first set off Romana Tabakova in the girls' singles semi-finals

Roger Federer (right) and Marat Safin

Roger Federer leads Marat Safin on to Centre Court, the defending champion contesting his 17th consecutive Grand Slam semi-final

Roger Federer

An early break of serve proves decisive as the imperious Federer canters into a one-set lead against Safin, who makes a sluggish start

Marat Safin

Completing his full set of Grand Slam semi-finals, Safin has two break points to take a 3-1 lead in the second set - but Federer saves both

Laura Robson

Robson, 14, plays some pin-point groundstrokes to come back from a break down in the second set to beat 17-year-old Tabakova 6-2 7-5

Serena Williams (left) and Venus Williams (right)

Sisters Serena and Venus Williams prepare to face each other in Saturday's singles with their ladies' doubles semi-final

Laura Robson

The new darling of British tennis, swamped by photographers, now plays Thailand's Noppawan Lertcheewakarn for Wimbledon glory

Roger Federer

With Safin begin to vent his frustration, Federer stays calm and produces some ruthless tennis to take the second set on a tie-break

Venus Williams (left) and Serena Williams (right)

Nathalie Dechy and Casey Dellacqua prove no match for the Williams sisters, who reach the final with a 6-3 6-3 victory

Marat Safin

Safin's theatrics become a source of amusement for the crowd, yet the Russian never looks like hauling himself back into the match

Roger Federer

Federer barely breaks sweat, dispatching Safin 6-3 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 in one hour and 41 minutes to reach his sixth consecutive SW19 final

 Rainer Schuettler and Rafael Nadal

In the day's other semi-final, world number 94 Rainer Schuettler takes on the formidable second seed Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal

Nadal looks on course to reach his third Wimbledon final as he takes just 23 minutes to win the first set against Schuettler 6-1

Rainer Schuettler

But Schuettler responds positively to losing the first set by breaking Nadal's serve to take a 3-1 lead in the second set

Rafael Nadal

Schuettler looks to have Nadal on the ropes as the Spaniard serves to stay in the set, but he holds without too much trouble

Rafael Nadal

Nadal refocuses and overpowers the German to break back and take the second set to a tie-break, which he comfortably wins 7-3

Rainer Schuettler

Schuettler looks to be in trouble as Nadal increases the intensity and breaks to take a 3-1 lead in the third set

Rafael Nadal

Nadal wins 6-1 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 to set up another final with Federer - but Schuettler can take heart from his battling performance

Jamie Murray and Liezel Huber

Jamie Murray, who won last year's mixed doubles, aims to reach his second successive final, this time with South African Liezel Huber

Jamie Murray

There will be no Wimbledon final for Murray as he and Huber lose 2-6 7-6 (6-7) 6-4 to Bob Bryan and Samantha Stosur




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