U.S. actor Jim Parsons, centre, watches from the players box duirng the Wimbledon women's semifinal match between Canada's Eugenie Bouchard and Romania's Simona Halep at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 3, 2014. (AP / Anthony Devlin / PA)
Sonja Puzic, CTVNews.ca
Published Thursday, July 3, 2014 1:45PM EDT
Eugenie Bouchard made history Thursday, becoming the first Canadian to reach the Wimbledon singles final.
As she advanced in the tournament, fans noticed a famous face in the crowd cheering for Bouchard: actor Jim Parsons, who plays Sheldon Cooper on the popular show 'The Big Bang Theory.'