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Wimbledon 2015: Andy Murray vs Roger Federer, everything you need to know about the rivalry

Britain's Andy Murray will face Swiss star Roger Federer in the semi-finals of this year's Wimbledon tennis championships

Andy Murray and Roger Federer will battle it out at the Men's Singles semi-finals at Wimbledon 2015

After defeating Canada's Vasek Pospisil in yesterday's Men's Singles quarter-finals, British star Andy Murray will battle it out with his long-term rival Roger Federer on Centre Court at 1pm today.

The pair will go head-to-head in the semi-finals in a bid to win a place in the Men's Singles final on Sunday.

And although Murray performed with ease during the quarter-finals yesterday, he has a tough opponent to face and a difficult match ahead of him.

The two tennis stars have played three finals previously, with the most recent being the 2012 London Olympics which Murray won.

Here's everything you need to know about Andy Murray, who is ranked the third best player in the world and Roger Federer, who holds the number 2 spot.

Andy Murray

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Andy Murray celebrates beating Vasek Pospisil during day Nine of the Wimbledon Championships 2015

Age: 28

Born: Dunblane, Scotland

Significant other: He wed his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in April this year.

Andy Murray and Kim Sears' married at Dublane Cathedral in Scotland in April 2015

Ranked: 3

Turned professional: 2005

Slam titles: 2 - Murray won the 2013 Wimblebon title and claimed his first Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open in 2012.

Pivotal moment in his career: Ending Britain's 77 year wait for a Men's Singles champion at Wimbledon in 2013. Murray is also an Olympic Gold medallist.

Coach: Former Wimbledon champion Amelie Mauresmo

Championships played: 9

Career matches won: 522

Career matches lost: 157

Career Prize Money: Approx £24, 822, 074

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Wimbledon 2015

High-profile supporters: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, David and Victoria Beckham, Zara Phillips and her Rugby star husband Mike Tindall, former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, pop sensation Ellie Goulding, TV presenter Bear Grylls.

Andy says: "Try your best and be good to yourself."

Roger Federer

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his quarter final match at Wimbledon 2015

Age: 33

Born: Basel, Switzerland

Significant other: Former fellow tennis player Mirka Vavrinec who he married in 2009. The couple have four children together.

Switzerland's Roger Federer's wife Mirka (centre) and children Myla Rose and Charlene Riva at Wimbledon in 2012

Ranked: 2

Turned professional: 1998

Slam titles: 17 - Federer is seven-time Wimbledon champion and is regarded by many as the greatest tennis player of all time.

Pivotal moment in his career: Winning Wimbledon, the U.S. Open and the Australian Open in 2006 and 2007.

Coach: Swedish former number 1 professional tennis player Stefan Edberg.

Championships played: 16

Career matches won: 1030

Career matches lost: 233

Career Prize Money: Approx £59,071,112

Anna Wintour, English editor-in-chief of American Vogue, during day Four of the Wimbledon Championships 2015

High-profile supporters: Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, Hollywood actors Bradley Cooper and Samuel L. Jackson, British actresses Kate Winslet and Kate Beckinsale.

Roger says: "When you do something best in life you don't really want to give that up - and for me it's tennis."

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