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Wimbledon: Roger Federer wins in the semi-final against Rafael Nadal

2019-07-12T19:21:48.194Z

The Swiss Federer is one step closer to his ninth title at Wimbledon: In a thrilling semi-final, he prevailed against his rival from Spain.



In the semi-final duel at Wimbledon, the Swiss Roger Federer defeated the Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal. Federer moves so for the twelfth time in the final of the tournament.

At the third Grand Slam of the tennis season in London, the 37-year-old defeated his four years younger rivals from Spain 7: 6 (7: 3), 1: 6, 6: 3, 6: 4. For Federer it was in the 40th direct comparison with Nadal the 16th victory. At the French Open in Paris, the Swiss had last lost in the semi-final against Nadal.

"It's always a special game against Rafa"

After the party, Federer said, "It was a tough end and I think the match was at a very high level and it was a pleasure to play here, it's always a special match against Rafa."

On Sunday, the record Grand Slam winner Federer meets Serbian defending champion Novak Djokovic, who defeated Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets 6: 2, 4: 6, 6: 3, 6: 2 in the afternoon ,

With another title win at Wimbledon Federer would equal with Martina Navratilova: She is the only one so far triumphed nine times at the most traditional tennis tournament.

Source: zeit

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