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Marin Cilic has reached the Wimbledon semifinals for the primary time.

The seventh-seeded Croat beat Gilles Muller three-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5, 5-7, 6-1 on No. 1 Courtroom and can subsequent face Sam Querrey on Friday within the semifinals.

Cilic, who had misplaced within the quarterfinals on the All England Membership for the final three years, is the third Croatian man to succeed in the Wimbledon semifinals after Goran Ivanisevic and Mario Ancic.

Cilic and Querrey performed on the 2012 Wimbledon event a match that’s the second longest in event historical past. Cilic gained 17-15 within the fifth set.

Muller equaled his greatest Grand Slam efficiency by reaching the quarterfinals. He beat two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal within the fourth spherical.