Come Saturday, there will be a new major champion in women's tennis. After big-time wins for Agnieszka Radwanska (over Li Na) and Kirsten Flipkens (against Petra Kvitova), none of the four remaining semi-finalists at Wimbledon own a Grand Slam trophy. We break down the biggest storylines of the day...
Match of the Day:  Agnieszka Radwanska def.  Li Na 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-2
It was a match that was interrupted twice by rain, but nothing could interrupt the pure and solid play of Agnieszka Radwanska, the 2012 runner-up bringing her best, consistent self in an entertaining affair with Li Na, downing the 2011 Roland Garros champion in three hard-fought sets. Radwanska's play was ultimate Aga: she bunted back Li's power with depth, kept the ball low and at times pace-less and made the Chinese No.1 work for every single winner. In the end it was the Pole who won, booking a spot in the semi-finals for the second time in two years and earning a spot against Sabine Lisicki, who backed up her massive win over Serena Williams with a convincing 6-3, 6-3 effort over Kaia Kanepi.
Honorary Match of the Day:  Marion Bartoli def. Sloane Stephens 6-4, 7-5
Mighty Marion just doesn't give up. Bartoli has had a rocky season leading into Wimbledon, registering a mediocre 15-13 record in the first five months of the season. But the 2007 finalist here has come good at The Championships, not dropping a set in five matches in her first semi-final appearance at a major since Roland Garros in 2011. The 28-year-old fought tooth and nail against the young American, particularly in the second set where she squandered a break late on, but then closed out the match with two straight games, drilling a baseline winner to send herself into the semi-finals.
Upset of the Day:  Kirsten Flipkens def.  Petra Kvitova 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
What do you get when you combine Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters? That'd be Kirsten Flipkens. It might not be the fairest comparison of all time, but Flipkens' all-court game has shades of Henin, the two-time Wimbledon champion, and she has worked on and off with Clijsters over the last year. Flipkens was steel-nerved in the final set against the 2011 Wimbledon champion, breaking for a 5-4 and then serving out her win with a fantastic, chalk-producing ace out wide, sending her into her first-ever Grand Slam semi-final.
Stat of the Day
With Li and Kvitova both losing on Tuesday, Wimbledon will see a first-time Grand Slam champion crowned at The Championships this year. Radwanska and Bartoli have both been in the final here - in 2012 and 2007, respectively - but none of the four semi-finalists have ever hoisted a major trophy.
Quote of the Day: Kirsten Flipkens on her first-ever major semi-final:
"It's ridiculous! Last year I didn't even get into qualifying. To be a semi-finalist at Wimbledon, it cannot be better. I was so calm on the court, I had nothing to lose and I just went for my shots ... I'm so, so happy, you cannot imagine. I don't know what to say ... Kim (Clijsters) was one of the few people still believing in me last year so I have to thank her. I'm just enjoying every moment. It's more than a dream."
Do we have a new serve-and-volley player in the women's game? Li Na came to the net 71 times in her quarter-final, and says she might continue to do so on hard courts:
"I think I will try to continue in hard court, as well, because I feel the pace now. I was feeling pretty good, so I think I should continue to do. I think this - how you say? - may be easy to win the point or is another challenge for yourself."
Also, Li kept her sense of humour on what's next for her:
Question: Are you going to stay around and watch the rest of the tournament or do you just want to get out of here?
Li Na: "I will get out of here as soon as possible (smiling). Maybe go shopping. Maybe go somewhere else. Just try relax a little bit, yeah."
Tweet of the Day: The recently-retired Kim Clijsters has worked on and off as a coach for Flipkens, and has been actively following the tennis at home while expecting a new baby.
Still drying my eyes :-)) So proud of how @FlipperKF handled the big occasion for the first time!
— Kim Clijsters (@Clijsterskim) July 2, 2013
Video of the Day: Centre Court as you've never seen it before. Really, this is amazing:
20:24...But boy, it was a barrow-load of fun. I hope you enjoyed it even half as much as we did. Thank you for all your messages throughout, you've been the glue holding us together as the edges frayed amid the madness. Now if you'll excuse me, it's time for us Brits to raise a toast to Andy Murray and Fred Perry. British sporting legends both.
20:19It was the wackiest of Wimbledons with the most unlikely of headline-makers: Sergiy Stakhovsky, Steve Darcis, Michelle Larcher de Brito, Kimiko-Date Krumm, Jerzy Janowicz, Sabine Lisicki, Marion Bartoli...View all