The Latest: Federer takes 3rd set, leads Raonic at Wimbledon


LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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3:06 p.m.

Roger Federer has taken the lead in the Wimbledon semifinals after winning the third set against Milos Raonic 6-4.

Raonic won the first set 6-3 on Centre Court, and Federer took the second 7-6 (3).

Federer is trying to win a record eighth Wimbledon title, while Raonic is looking for his first.

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2:58 p.m.

Roger Federer broke Milos Raonic’s serve to take a 4-3 lead in the third set of the Wimbledon semifinals.

Raonic won the first set 6-3, and Federer took the second 7-6 (3).

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2:30 p.m.

Roger Federer won the second set against Milos Raonic in the Wimbledon semifinals 7-6 (3).

Neither player was able to break the other’s serve in the set, but Federer took advantage of a double-fault in the tiebreaker to edge ahead.

Raonic won the first set 6-3.

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2:23 p.m.

Roger Federer and Milos Raonic are heading to a tiebreaker in the second set of the Wimbledon semifinals.

Raonic won the first set 6-3.

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1:43 p.m.

Milos Raonic won the first set against Roger Federer 6-3 in the Wimbledon semifinals.

The sixth-seeded Canadian converted the only break point of the set in the fourth game on Centre Court.

Federer is trying to win a record eighth Wimbledon title, while Raonic is looking for his first.

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1:22 p.m.

Roger Federer double-faulted on break point, giving Milos Raonic the early lead in the Wimbledon semifinals.

Raonic leads 3-1 in the first set.

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1:17 p.m.

Roger Federer and Milos Raonic were on serve at the first changeover in the Wimbledon semifinals.

Raonic served first and third, and leads Federer 2-1 on Centre Court.

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12:08 p.m.

Roger Federer is one win away from his 11th Wimbledon final, while Andy Murray is chasing a spot in the title match for the third time.

Their semifinals are on Friday at the All England Club.

Third-seeded Federer will be up first on Centre Court, facing No. 6 Milos Raonic.

No. 2-seeded Murray will then play No. 10 Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic.

Federer, bidding for a record eighth title, has never lost a Wimbledon semifinal. Raonic, who lost in the semifinals to Federer in 2014, is seeking to become the first Canadian man to reach a Grand Slam final.

Murray, who won the title in 2013, is aiming to reach his 11th major final. Berdych was runner-up here in 2010 to Rafael Nadal.

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