Friday's passing shots
A look back at Day 11 at the All England Club in photos, links, tweets and more.
Photo of the Day
Novak Djokovic dives for a shot during Friday's semifinal match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (from SI.com's Best Shots from Day 11 at Wimbledon).
Boris Becker pulls no punches in his Andy Murray postmortem for the Telegraph ... Video of the missed forehand that may have cost Murray the match ... Kid journalists give Maria Sharapova the third degree in advance of Saturday's final ... Meet the misunderstood dad behind Bernard Tomic's rise ... The Atlantic's roundtable discusses the alleged blandness of today's tennis superstars ... Thousands of fans packed "Murray Mount" for Friday's semifinal ... Martin Marks' personal essay on family, tennis and Wimbledon.
The Tweet Beat
"Not a huge tennis fan but I'm tuned in to Murray v Nadal now. Heart says Murray but Head says Nadal."
--Manchester United striker Michael Owen, offering up a prescient prognostication, 12:25 p.m. ET
"I will be honest, I thought it was going to be a Murray vs Tsonga final. Good thing no one asked for my opinion. #Wimbledon"
--Bosnia's Amir Delic, coming clean about his men's final prediction, 6:54 p.m. ET
"went to Madam Tussauds museum! Really cool http://yfrog.com/h4qtmegj"
--Semifinalist Victoria Azarenka, doing a little sightseeing, 4:43 p.m. ET
3 ... Number of unforced errors committed by Rafael Nadal during the last three sets of Friday's semifinal victory over Andy Murray.
31 ... Number of unforced errors committed by Murray over the same span.
5 ... Percentage of points played by Nadal at this year's Wimbledon where he's committed an unforced error, compared to 8 percent for Djokovic, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.
49 ... Years since Great Britain's last homegrown Wimbledon boys' singles champion. Liam Broady, a 17-year-old from Stockport, is one win away from ending the drought after beating Jason Kubler in Friday's semifinals.
Rafael Nadal elicited oohs and ahhs from the Centre Court audience with this nifty angled volley.
They Said It
"The number 16? I think about the number 10. That's what I have at home. That's what I'm able to see when I go back home in my bedroom. I don't have 11, I don't have 12, I don't have 15, or 16. Sixteen is very far. I believe the number is not gonna stop there. Roger will have more chances to win more."
--Rafael Nadal, when asked how often he thinks of the number 16 at Friday's post-match press conference