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Wimbledon 2019 Semi Final: Roger Federer defeats Rafael Nadal


Roger Federer moved to inside one win of a record-equalling ninth Wimbledon singles title as he beat long-term rival Rafael Nadal to set up a last against another old enemy Novak Djokovic.
Swiss second seed Federer won 7-6 (7-3) 1 6-3 6-4 against the Spanish third seed under the watchful eye of an excited Center Court.
Federer took his fifth match point for a took shots at a 21st Grand Slam, while precluding Nadal the possibility from securing a nineteenth.
Federer, 37, will meet Serbia's top seed Djokovic at 14:00 BST on Sunday.
Federer's eight Wimbledon titles are more than some other man in history and on the off chance that he beats Djokovic he will coordinate Martina Navratilova's achievement in ladies' singles.
"I'm totally worn out. It was extreme - toward the end Rafa played some mind boggling shots to remain in the match," Federer disclosed to BBC Sport.
"I had spells where I was serving great and most likely the greatest focuses in the match went my direction.
"That originally set was enormous, to get the lead and attempt to ensure it. It was a delight to play."
Shielding champion Djokovic, 32, goes for his sixteenth Grand Slam triumph subsequent to beating Spain's 23rd seed Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets prior on Friday.
Djokovic's success guaranteed it would be a noteworthy last between two of the 'Huge Three' in the men's down just because since the Serb beat Federer in the 2015 show-stopper at the All England Club.

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