Wimbledon 2014: Today at the tournament - day 10

Simona Halep

Thursday is women's semi-finals day at the All England Club, with four players fighting it out to be in Saturday's final.

The first tie is an all-Czech affair, with 23rd seed Lucie Safarova taking on 2011 champion Petra Kvitova.

And the second features two rising stars of the women's game, with Eugenie Bouchard of Canada meeting Romania's third seed Simona Halep.

Centre Court order (13:00 BST start)
Lucie Safarova (Cze) v Petra Kvitova (Cze)
Eugenie Bouchard (Can) v Simona Halep (Rom)
Jamie Murray (GB) & Casey Dellacqua (Aus) v Horia Tecau (Rom) & Sania Mirza (Ind)

Complete order of play

Who is playing?

Lucie Safarova [23] v Petra Kvitova [6] (13:00 BST)

After a difficult season, Kvitova is showing the form that took her to the Wimbledon title three years ago.

The sixth seed is the only former Grand Slam winner left in the women's draw and has won each of her five previous meetings with her compatriot Lucie Safarova.

Safarova, 27, is competing in her first Grand Slam semi-final against her friend and fellow left-hander.

Watch Miles Maclagan preview the women's semi-finals

It is the first time two Czech women have competed in the last four at a Grand Slam since Hana Mandlikova and Helena Sukova at the 1986 French Open.

Eugenie Bouchard [13] v Simona Halep [3] (14:30 BST approx)

Rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard is looking to make it third time lucky after losing in the semi-finals at the Australia Open and French Open this year.

The 20-year-old plays third seed Simona Halep, who lost to Maria Sharapova in the French Open final.

Bouchard won the junior title at SW19 in 2012 and is yet to lose a set in this year's tournament.

Halep won their only previous meeting over three sets at Indian Wells in March.

Pick of the rest

Andy Murray may be out of the tournament, but his brother Jamie is in mixed doubles action on Centre Court on Thursday.

Murray and his Australian playing partner Casey Dellacqua will take on Horia Tecau of Romania and Sania Mirza of India in the third round.

Murray won the title alongside Jelena Jankovic in 2007.

When and where to watch

Live tennis - 12:00-18:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Live tennis - 12:30-20:00 BBC Two

Live tennis - 13:45-18:00 BBC One

6-Love-6 - 18:00-19:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Today at Wimbledon - 20:00-21:00 BBC Two

Up to seven courts streamed live on the BBC Sport website from 11:30-21:00 BST.

Stat of the day

By beating Nick Kyrgios, Milos Raonic became the first Canadian man to make the semi-finals since William Johnston in 1923.

Tweet of the day

Jimmy Connors:external-link Andy Murray disappoints Prince William and Kate with poor performance -- Dimitrov was spectacular. Youth at Wimby are causing major stir.

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