This could be Andy Murray’s best ever chance.
With Nadal back in Majorca courtesy of the Czech world number 100, only the big serving Frenchman Jo-Wilfried (Jo-Willy to his fans) Tsonga stands in the way between Wimbledon’s first British singles finalist since Virginia (Ginny to her fans) Wade won the 1977 Silver Jubilee year championship.
Could we have another Jubilee British winner in 2012?
Djokovic in the other half of the draw will likely ensure that Murray falls at the last hurdle – but all will be revealed come Sunday.
A Wimbledon champion of yesteryear who remains extremely close to the Centre Court crowd’s heart is five-time winner Bjorn Borg. We have Bjorn’s signed photo in stock right now – you’ve got to love those short shorts.