LITESPORT London Lite Thursday, 2 July 2009 39 ANDTHATSFINALBREAKING NEWS... Podsatodds, Martinsking GERMANYS Martin Kaymer put double Open champion Padraig Harrington and the rest totally in the shade with a course record- equalling 62 when the French Open Alstom began in sunny Paris today. The 24-year-old chipped in for an eagle at the long third and collected no fewer than eight birdies. While Kaymer went to lunch nine under and three clear of Englands Paul Waring, Harrington was down on one over with three holes to play. Kaymer said: Ive been missing a lot of short putts, but now everything came together. Ferrero, beaten as comprehensively as Federers 6ft 10in quarter-final victim Ivo Karlovic, admitted: I think Andys oneof thebestreturningguysthatthere is on grass. Hereturnseverything,doesntmatter how you serve. Torn: Mrs Murray on the move Mum Judy court on the hop as her sons matches clash JUDY MURRAY had to be quick around the court yesterday as she dashed between the matches featuring both her sons. She has been an ever-present in the players box alongside son Andys girlfriend Kim Sears for all of his Centre Court matches so far. But yesterday the schedulers gave her a major headache when her older son Jamie was down to play his mixed doubles with American partner Liezel Huber on an outside court at the same time as Andy was playing his quarter-final on Centre Court. With Andy one set up, but trailing Juan Carlos Ferrero 3-1 in the second, Judy left her seat to watch Jamie. And it proved to be a wise move as he stayed in the hunt for a second Wimbledon mixed doubles title by reaching the quarter-finals. Murray and Jelena Jankovic teamed up to land their doubles crown in 2007, and the Scot could be set for a repeat with Huber. They defeated the sixth seeds Mike Bryan and Bethanie Mattek-Sands 7-6 4-6 6-3. By knocking out the all- American pairing, unseeded Murray and Huber set up a clash with Lukas Dlouhy and Iveta Benesova from the Czech Republic, the 15th seeds. But it was a sad day for another Brit 15-year- old Laura Robson, whose defence of her girls singles title came to an early end as she struggled to shake off a back problem in her third-round match against Hollands Quirine Lemoine, losing 2-6 6-4 8-6. Doctors later examined her and advised her to pull out of the doubles event. BY GEOFF TEATHER Brit of all right: Andy Murray batters his way to a 7-5, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Juan Carlos Ferrero on a scorching Centre Court yesterday THE CHAMPIONSHIPS WIMBLEDON 2009 MENS SEMI-FINALS Tomorrow, live on BBC2, 1pm-3.25pm, 5.50pm-8pm. BBC1, 1.45pm-6pm CHAMPIONSHIPSTHE ROGERFEDERER(2)vTOMMYHAAS(24) GERMAN Haas, 31, made 10 unsuccessful attempts to reach the semi-finals at SW19, and has a bad-luck story to cover nearly every sad exit. But yesterdays 7-5, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 win over world No4 Novak Djokovic -- a repeat of the pre- Wimbledon final at Halle, Germany -- proves Hamburgers can be tasty after they hit thirty. Most see tomorrows semi as a bye for the imperious Federer but as Djokovic pointed out yesterday: Tommys the perfect player for this surface. No doubt Ivo Karlovic, the big-serving 6ft 10in Croat beaten 6-3, 7-5, 7-6 by Federer on Centre Court, felt much the same way about his conqueror. Head-to-head: Federer 9 Haas 2 Odds: Federer 1-12 Haas 6-1. ANDYMURRAY(3)vANDYRODDICK(6) FORMER champion Michael Stich spent most of yesterdays quarter-final telling BBC listeners Murray didnt have a game plan against Ferrero. But by the end of it, the lovable German and his sidekick, Greg Rusedski, were in agreement. Murray will be back on Centre Court on Sunday. As long as Roddicks (right) serve falls apart. Dunblane, Scot. Born Nebraska, USA 22 Age 26 6ft 3in Height 6ft 2in 13st 3lb Weight 13st 12lb HEAD-TO-HEAD 6 Wins 2 195 Career wins 492 12 Career titles 27 4.6m Winnings 9.6m 1-4 Odds 11-4 WIMBLEDON 2009 133mph Fastest serve 141mph 63 First serve % 71 First serve 85 winners % 82 Second serve 59 winners % 67 73 Aces 139 MURRAY RODDICK LAST TIME THEY MET Murray beat Roddick 6-4, 6-2 to win the Qatar Open and a large golden eagle in January POULTERS ON THE TEA: PAGE 36 ThreeWasps calledupfor thefinalTest LIONS boss Ian McGeechan has called three Wasps -- Phil Vickery, Joe Worsley and Riki Flutey (below) -- into his side for Saturdays final Test against world champions South Africa at Ellis Park. There is also a place for Harlequins wing Ugo Monye, dropped after the first Test defeat in Durban. Flutey -- who leaves Wasps for Brive next season -- forges a new centre duo with Tommy Bowe. Monye returns in the No14 shirt, with world player of the year Shane Williams starting instead of Luke Fitzgerald on the other wing. England props Andrew Sheridan and Vickery take over from Gethin Jenkins and Adam Jones -- both injured in the second Test defeat in Pretoria last week -- while flankers Worsley and Martyn Williams get their first Test starts. Simon Shaw, the fourth Wasp, keeps his place after his Man of the Match performance in Pretoria. Four players will have started all three Tests -- Stephen Jones, Mike Phillips, skipper Paul OConnell and No8 Jamie Heaslip. TEAM:RKearney(Ire);UMonye(Eng),TBowe(Ire),R Flutey(Eng),SWilliams(Wales);SJones(Wales),M Phillips(Wales);ASheridan(Eng),MRees(Wales),P Vickery(Eng),SShaw(Eng),POConnell(Ire,capt),J Worsley(Eng),MWilliams(Wales),JHeaslip(Ire). 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