Djokovic, Murray and del Potro advance to Championship semis

  • World No. 1 and former Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic, last year's runner-up Andy Murray and former US Open titlist Juan Martin del Potro emerged as quarterfinal winners on Wednesday at The Championships.

    The second-seeded Murray beat Fernando Verdasco, 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5, in a match that took 3 hours, 27 minutes. He next faces Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz.

    Djokovic, who beat seventh- seeded Czech slugger Tomas Berdych, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 6-3, will play del Potro in Friday's other semifinals.

    Del Porto beat fourth-seeded David Ferrer, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5).

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