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Written by Chineze Ogugua

Defending champion, Andy Murray has been knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Sam Querrey on Centre Court.

Querrey won 3-6 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 6-1 6-1 to become the first American man to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since Andy Roddick at Wimbledon in 2009.

The defeat means Novak Djokovic could overtake Murray as world number one if he overcomes Tomas Berdych tonight.

Querrey will now face seventh seed Marin Cilic in the semi-final after the Croat beat Gilles Muller in five sets.

Meanwhile five-time champion Venus Williams on Tuesday won in her 100th singles match at Wimbledon to knock out French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko in a 6-3 7-5 victory and reach the semi-finals.

It was her 20th appearance at the All England Club’s Championship her 10th semis qualification.

Williams will play either Britain’s Johanna Konta or Simona Halep in the last four.

At 37, Venus Williams is the oldest player to reach the last four since Martina Navratilova in 1994.

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