Top seed Novak Djokovic cruised into the semifinals with an easy victory over Tomas Berdych while local favorite Andy Murray fought back from two sets down to beat unseeded Fernando Verdasco en route to the last four Wednesday.
The leading ladies have exited stage left but the understudies kept this most volatile of Wimbledon scripts bubbling along on Tuesday to ensure a new name will be engraved on the trophy come Saturday.
Last year's runner-up Agnieszka Radwanska, the highest ranked player left in the women's draw, moved closer to reaching successive Wimbledon finals after outlasting Li Na 7-6(5) 4-6 6-2 in an epic last-eight duel Tuesday.
World Number One Novak Djokovic is set to continue his love affair with the China Open after tournament organisers confirmed that the three-time champion will be returning to the National Tennis Center for the China Open's 10th anniversary.
Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Serena Williams will head a cast of fresh-faced hopefuls Monday as Wimbledon heads into the second week which will be a Federer-free zone for the first time in 11 years.
Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Serena Williams will head a cast of fresh-faced hopefuls on Monday as Wimbledon heads into the second week which will be a Federer-free zone for the first time in 11 years.