In pictures: Cameron Norrie beaten by Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon semi-finals

The best pictures from the All England Club as home hope Norrie took on defending champion Novak Djokovic.

By Press Association Published: 8 July 2022 - 5.34pm

British number one Cameron Norrie took on Novak Djokovic for a place in the men’s singles final at Wimbledon.

Here, the PA news agency tells the story of the day in pictures.

Fans were taking in some early tennis action on a glorious Friday morning at Wimbledon
Fans were taking in some early tennis action on a glorious Friday morning at Wimbledon (Adam Davy/PA)
Novak Djokovic got in an early practice session
Novak Djokovic got in an early practice session (Steven Paston/PA)
Cameron Norrie was a popular man after his practice session
Cameron Norrie was a popular man after his practice (John Walton/PA)
Spectators claimed their places on Henman Hill early
Spectators claimed their places on Henman Hill early (Zac Goodwin/PA)
There were plenty of Novak Djokovic supporters in the grounds
There were plenty of Djokovic supporters in the grounds (Steven Paston/PA)
Centre Court gave the duo a rousing reception
Centre Court gave the duo a rousing reception (Zac Goodwin/PA)
Cameron Norrie made an early break of serve
Norrie made an early break of serve (John Walton/PA)
Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton were among the stars from the entertainment world in the Royal Box
Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton were among the stars from the entertainment world in the Royal Box (Adam Davy/PA)
Novak Djokovic produces a stunning shot to win a point
Djokovic produced a stunning shot to win a point (John Walton/PA)
Cameron Norrie
But Norrie raced away with the first set (Zac Goodwin/PA)
Henman Hill
People on the hill tried to avoid sunburn (Steven Paston/PA)
Wimbledon 2022 – Day Twelve – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Djokovic switched his attire as he fought back in the second set (Adam Davy/PA)
Coleen and Wayne Rooney watched on from the stands
Coleen and Wayne Rooney watched on from the stands (Adam Davy/PA)
The 20-time grand slam champion started to move through the gears
The 20-time grand slam champion started to move through the gears (Adam Davy/PA)
Norrie struggled on his second serve
Norrie struggled on his second serve (John Walton/PA)
Djokovic took a two sets to one lead
Djokovic took a two sets to one lead (John Walton/PA)
The atmosphere on Centre Court and the hill quietened down
The atmosphere on Centre Court and the hill quietened down (Steven Paston/PA)
Norrie was broken again at the start of the fourth set
Norrie was broken again at the start of the fourth set (Zac Goodwin/PA)
Wimbledon 2022 – Day Twelve – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
And Djokovic went on to complete a 2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 victory (John Walton/PA)
Djokovic reached an eighth Wimbledon final and will look for a seventh title
Djokovic reached an eighth Wimbledon final and will look for a seventh title (Adam Davy/PA)
Norrie thanks Centre Court for the last time this year
Norrie thanks Centre Court for the last time this year (John Walton/PA)
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