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Andy Murray, The People's Champ, Storms Into Wimbledon Semis With Epic Comeback

The UK's great hope is one step closer to a championship.

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Jonathan Brady / AP

Andy Murray, Britain's great hope to break its 77-year drought at Wimbledon, started his quarterfinal match against Fernando Verdasco by losing two sets. With Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer already out of the tournament — leaving Novak Djokovic as the only player of Murray's stature remaining — it would've been a major disappointment to bomb out in the quarters. But Murray was able to tie the match with relative ease, winning the third set 6-1 and the fourth 6-4. The fifth, however, was tight, running to 5-5 without either player threatening a break.


Here's the final point: