Andy Murray has messed up a lot of people's weekend plans.
Murray's surprise victory in the Wimbledon semifinals, after losing at the same stage three years running, has left British royalty, politicians and celebrities - and millions of ordinary folk - scrambling for a spot to watch Sunday's showdown between the Scot and Roger Federer.
By powering past France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to become the first British man to reach the final in 74 years, Murray took Britain's collective mind off the dreary weather and dismal economy and gave the country a new hero - at least for now.
''Finally!'' was the one-word front page headline in Saturday's Daily Mirror. The Sun opted for the slightly longer: ''Andy Finally.''
The joy was tempered by surprise that Murray had really pulled it off - and a sense that it would be tempting fate to expect him to beat Federer and become the first British Wimbledon men's champion since Fred Perry in...