Wimbledon: Day eight in pictures

Novak Djokovic escaped injury scare to enter his ninth Wimbledon quarterfinal. Photo: Getty Images
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Ground staff inspects the grass on the centre court. Photo: Getty Images
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British singer Ellie Goulding arrives at the centre court royal box. Photo: Getty Images
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Line judges take shelter after rain stopped play. Photo: Getty Images
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Garbine Muguruza was the first women tennis player to enter the semifinals after she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova. Photo: Getty Images
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Venus Williams greets Jelena Ostapenko after the quarterfinal. Photo: Getty Images
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Venus Williams became the oldest Wimbledon semifinalist in 23 years as the five-time champion reached the semifinal. Photo: Getty Images
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Spectators react as they watch the quarterfinal match between Johanna Konta and Simona Halep on the screens at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Photo: Getty Images
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Virginia Wade (left), Britain's last women's singles champion back in 1977, celebrates after Johanna Konta beat Simona Halep in the quarterfinals. Photo: AP
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Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semifinals in 39 years on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images
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Coco Vandeweghe argues with the chair umpire during her quarterfinal match. Photo: Getty Images
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Magdalena Rybarikova reacts after winning the match against Coco Vandeweghe. Photo: Getty Images
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Magdalena Rybarikova shakes hand with Coco Vandeweghe after entering her first Wimbledon quarterfinal. Photo: Getty Images
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