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British Sport Goes Heavyweight

Two giants of British sport will hopefully both be reaching the pinnacle of their careers this weekend as UK sport comes to the attention of the world. At Wimbledon Andy Murray is playing in the semi-finals today, whilst on Saturday night, boxer David Haye will be taking part in the biggest heavyweight fight of the decade.

Murray Mania

First up is men's semi-finals day at Wimbledon which starts at 1pm this afternoon. The single British hope Andy Murray is playing Rafael Nadal in the second match on Centre Court in a repeat of last year's semi-final. Nadal comfortably won last year and looks to be in good form again this year, but Murray is in a confident mood:

"I know I'll have to run and run, I know it will be physically and mentally tough, but I also know I can win."

If he manages to pull of a surprise and beat the world number 1, then Murray will be able to look forward to playing in the Wimbledon Final on Sunday against the winner of the other semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Wilfred Tsonga.

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A Day in the Life of a Wimbledon Crowd Member

With Wimbledon taking place at the moment we thought what better way to describe what it is really like than to describe to you a typical day for a member of the crowd at Wimbledon. So sit back, and enjoy our light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek diary of a day at the famous tennis tournament:

8pm (the night before): Just settled down in to my place in the queue. It's raining a bit, but I brought a tent with me so I should be fine.

6am: The stewards woke everyone up and I've taken my tent down. Turns out it wasn't especially waterproof.

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Wimbledon Fever Begins

For the next fortnight Britain will be going tennis mad, as Wimbledon fever takes over the country. The tennis tournament, held in south west London, attracts all the very best players in the world, including Britain's main hope- Andy Murray.

One of the four majors in tennis (alongside the Australian, French and U.S. Opens), Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and the only one to still be played on grass. Held annually, this year's tournament has particular significance as it is the 125th championships.

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