Britain's exuberance of having a male and a female in the quarterfinals was short-lived. World No. 1 Andy Murray has lost to American Sam Querrey at Wimbledon, with Querrey overpowering him in five sets 3-6 6-4 6-7 6-1 6-1. Murray was battling injuries, and it showed by the end of the match. Querrey has now beaten Wimbledon's defending champion in back-to-back years.
Querrey is the first American male to make Wimbledon's semifinals since 2009, when Andy Roddick lost to Roger Federer in a thrilling final. With Murray eliminated, half of the Big Four of tennis has been eliminated.on Monday. Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer remain.
With it having been so long since the United States was represented so well at Wimbledon, Twitter was feeling patriotic after Querrey's win.
Sam Querrey is the hero America needs right now.— John Buford (@_JBuford) July 12, 2017
Sam Querrey, Making America Great Again!!! pic.twitter.com/Ukma1cgIYl— Bernie Zadrowski (@zadrowb) July 12, 2017