Wimbledon 2015: Order of play for Thursday 9 July

Wimbledon 2015: Order of play for Thursday 9 July is released, with Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams playing each other on Centre Court

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Maria Sharapova plays Serena Williams on Thursday Photo: Marianne Bevis

Serena Williams will take on Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster Wimbledon semi-final on Thursday second on Centre Court after the order of play was confirmed.

Garbine Muguruza’s clash with Agnieszka Radwanska will open play on the main show court at the All England Club before the clash between the top and fourth seeds.

There is also plenty of doubles action on Thursday 8 July at the All England Club, with Jamie Murray and John Peers in action on Centre Court.

The weather forecast for Thursday at SW19 is largely sunny with highs of 23 degrees Celsius.

CENTRE COURT – SHOW COURT – 13:00 START

1 Garbine Muguruza (ESP) [20] 73 vs Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) [13] 113
2 Serena Williams (USA) [1] 1 vs Maria Sharapova (RUS) [4] 33
3 Jamie Murray (GBR) / John Peers (AUS) [13] 41 vs Jonathan Erlich (ISR) / Philipp Petzschner (GER) 54

No.1 COURT – SHOW COURT – 13:00 START

1 Jonas Bjorkman (SWE) / Thomas Johansson (SWE) vs Jamie Delgado (GBR) / Thomas Enqvist (SWE) (RR)
2 Mike Bryan (USA) / Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) [1] 1 vs Daniel Nestor (CAN) / Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) [8] 16
3 Marcin Matkowski (POL) / Elena Vesnina (RUS) [3] 17 or Lukasz Kubot (POL) / Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) [16] 24 vs Leander Paes (IND) / Martina Hingis (SUI) [7] 32
4 Goran Ivanisevic (CRO) / Ivan Ljubicic (CRO) vs Justin Gimelstob (USA) / Ross Hutchins (GBR) (RR)

No.2 COURT – SHOW COURT – 11:30 START

1 Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Florin Mergea (ROU) [9] 9 vs Jean-Julien Rojer (NED) / Horia Tecau (ROU) [4] 17
2 Alexander Peya (AUT) / Timea Babos (HUN) [5] 49 vs Bruno Soares (BRA) / Sania Mirza (IND) [2] 64
3 Horia Tecau (ROU) / Katarina Srebotnik (SLO) [6] 33 vs Robert Lindstedt (SWE) / Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) 44
4 Wayne Ferreira (RSA) / Sebastien Grosjean (FRA) vs Jamie Baker (GBR) / Fabrice Santoro (FRA) (RR)

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