Andy Murray couldn't deliver against Andy Roddick on Friday. Great Britain has now gone 73 years without a Wimbledon champion of its own.
Serve it up
Andy Roddick was accurate with his blistering serve on Friday, stifling Andy Murray in their semifinal match.
Andy Roddick overcame a pro-Andy Murray crowd to advance to the Wimbledon final.
Andy Murray had a set point in the third but he couldn't break through Andy Roddick in the tiebreaker.
Go and get it
Andy Roddick kept Andy Murray on his heels just enough to pull out the win Friday.
From all angles
The Wimbledon broadcast center had the whole Murray-Roddick match covered.
Andy Murray shook off an early break to get back in the third set, but Andy Roddick took it in a tiebreaker.
Back at ya
Andy Roddick continued his impressive 2009 tiebreaker efforts, winning two of them against Andy Murray.
Show of frustration
Andy Murray takes out some anger on the net during his Friday semifinal loss to Andy Roddick.
Back in the final
Andy Roddick's win put him in the Wimbledon final for the third time.
Andy Murray and Andy Roddick shake hands after their semifinal match.
He's a record breaker
Roger Federer set a record for consecutive Wimbledon finals (7) and Grand Slam finals (20) on Friday. On Sunday, he'll go for a record-breaking 15th Grand Slam title, a mark he currently shares with Pete Sampras.
He'll try anything
His tennis tactics weren't working, so Tommy Haas resorted to disctraction against Roger Federer. It didn't help as Federer still reached a record seventh straight Wimbledon final.
Playing in his 21st straight Grand Slam semifinal, Roger Federer plays a backhand during his match against Tommy Haas as he tries to make Sunday's final.
Tommy Haas insinuates that he choked under the pressure against Roger Federer, but did he really expect to win?
The home favorite
Andy Murray may feel pressure after dropping the first set vs. Andy Roddick, but at least he's sure to have the home crowd on his side throughout.
How do I beat this guy?
Tommy Haas pushed Roger Federer to a tiebreak in the first set, but couldn't put it away.
Venus and Serena Williams celebrate winning their doubles semifinal match on Friday. But in tomorrow's singles final, only one of them will be celebrating.
Serena and Venus Williams talk tactics during their doubles semifinal match Friday, but who knows what they'll have in store for each other in the women's final.
Andy Roddick jumped out to a quick start in his showdown with Andy Murray, winning the first set 6-4.
On the run
Tommy Haas goes for a backhand against Roger Federer, who was dominating on serve through early play.
Show of support
Not that he needs the help, but Roger Federer's girlfriend Mirka Vavrinec, right, was on hand to watch him play.
Just getting warmed up
Andy Murray takes in a practice session before his semifinal showdown with Andy Roddick on Friday.
And even though it's just practice ...
... the fans are lining up to watch Andy Murray as they hope for a home-grown hero at Wimbledon.
The Borgs enjoy the show
Bjorn Borg, who knows a little something about dominating at Wimbledon, and his wife Patricia watch Roger Federer and Tommy Haas battle in the semifinals.
Ready to unleash
Serena Williams sets up a backhand during the her match against Elena Dementieva, the first of the women's semifinals, at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
Serena Williams serves to Russian semifinalist Elena Dementieva.
Elena Dementieva plays a forehand to Serena Williams.
Serena Williams pauses during the first set of the semfinal, which went to a tiebreaker won by Elena Dementieva, 7-4.
Serena Williams plays a backhand early in the second set.
Elena Dementieva reaches out for a return during second-set action.
Andy Murray kicks a tennis ball over the net during a practice session Thursday in preparation for Friday's semifinal against Andy Roddick.
Watching her man
Bec Cartwright, wife of Australia's Lleyton Hewitt, takes a drink as she waits for the start of his quarterfinal match against Andy Roddick on Wednesday.
Brooklyn Decker, Andy Roddick's wife, arrives to watch his quarterfinal match against Lleyton Hewitt on Wednesday.
Lleyton Hewitt celebrates a point during his match against Andy Roddick.
Andy Roddick returns to Lleyton Hewitt during their quarterfinal match on Wednesday.
Andy Roddick shakes hands with Lleyton Hewitt after their quarterfinal match.
Andy Roddick celebrates after beating Lleyton Hewitt on Wednesday.
Actress Kate Winslett watches Roger Federer play Ivo Karlovic on Wednesday.
Andy Murray logs some practice time early Wednesday at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
It's a stretch
Andy Murray reaches for a return against Juan Carlos Ferrero in their quarterfinal on Wednesday.
Juan Carlos Ferrero returns to Andy Murray during their quarterfinal match on Wednesday.
Andy Murray slides on the grass chasing a return from Juan Carlos Ferrero during their quarterfinal match on Wednesday.
It's all over
Andy Murray and Juan Carlos Ferrero meet at the net after their quarterfinal match on Wednesday.
Baby on the way
Mirka Federer arrives to watch husband Roger take on Ivo Karlovic on Wednesday. The couple is expecting its first child.
Roger Federer serves to Ivo Karlovic in quarterfinal action. Federer reached his 21st straight Grand Slam semifinal with a 6-3, 7-5, 7-6 victory.
Ivo Karlovic of Croatia serves during his straight-sets loss to Roger Federer in the quarterfinals.
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Roger Federer surveys the court early in his match against Ivo Karlovic of Croatia on men's quarterfinals day at Wimbledon.
Show of respect
Roger Federer shakes hands with Ivo Karlovic after their quarterfinal match Wednesday.
Headed your way
Novak Djokovic serves to Tommy Haas during their quarterfinal match on Wednesday.
Tommy Haas of Germany opts for a dry shirt during a break in his quarterfinal against Novak Djokovic of Serbia.
That's a reach
Novak Djokovic goes all out to play a backhand against Tommy Haas.
Serena Williams, left, talks tactics with sister Venus during their victory in the women's doubles quarterfinals vs. Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Vania King of the United States.
Richard Williams photographs his daughters Venus and Serena Williams during their doubles match on Wednesday.
Easy does it
Venus Williams en route to her 6-1, 6-2 triumph against Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in Tuesday's quarterfinal action at Wimbledon.
Sky's the limit
Venus Williams goes high to play a return against Agnieszka Radwanska.
Richard Williams registers his approval of daughter Venus during her victory against Agnieszka Radwanska.
End of the line
Agnieszka Radwanska bowed out of the quarterfinals against Venus Williams in straight sets.
Lining it up
Sabine Lisicki plays a forehand during her women's quarterfinal vs. Dinara Safina of Russia.
Dinara Safina reacts to winning an early point against Sabine Lisicki of Germany.
Dinara Safina appeals a call during her quarterfinal against Sabine Lisicki.
Spectators sample champagne in the sunshine on women's quarterfinals day at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
Roger Federer had trouble with Robin Soderling's serve Monday but still won in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals.
Serena Williams had no trouble dispatching Daniela Hantuchova in their fourth-round match Monday.
It was hot Monday at Wimbledon, but it didn't stop Elena Dementieva from reaching the quarterfinals.
Lleyton Hewitt dropped the first two sets against Radek Stepanek but rallied to win in five and reach the quarters.
Get pumped up
Dinara Safina lost the first set against Amelie Mauresmo before battling back to win their fourth-round match Monday.
Caroline Wozniacki (left) and Sabine Lisicki bump into each other on a changeover during their fourth-round match Monday.
End of the line
Melanie Oudin capped the opening week with a big upset, but in the fourth round she met her match in Agnieszka Radwanska, who sent the U.S. teen packing.
Roger Federer returns to the court on Monday morning as he gets set to face Robin Soderling in his bid for another major title.
Haas it going?
Tommy Haas takes on Igor Andreev as The Championships, Wimbledon head into the second week.
Russian for a return
Igor Andreev of Russia plays against Tommy Haas on Monday.
Victoria Azarenka celebrates during her fourth round match against Nadia Petrova.
At least he can laugh
Robin Soderling has never had much luck against Roger Federer, but he gives it another go on Monday.
Venus Williams continues her quest for a third straight Wimbledon title, making it to the quarterfinals when Ana Ivanovic retired in the fourth round.
History is made
Rain forced the roof over Centre Court to close for the first time ever during Dinara Safina's match against Amelie Mauresmo on Monday.
The fans got a chance to enjoy the first-ever roof closure at Centre Court on Monday.
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