Tales of the unexpected as Murray, Federer aim for final showdown


Roger Federer expected “to lose in the first week” of Wimbledon and Andy Murray expected to be heading for a final collision with his nemesis Novak Djokovic. It was just as well neither considered taking up a career in fortune telling as neither of those predictions came true—and the two will now be determined to clear the last treacherous hurdles looking to set up a blockbuster final on Sunday. Djokovic had been an omnipresent force at nine successive grand slam semi-finals before he arrived at Wimbledon last week, but the world number one’s shock third round exit meant things were…

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