Wimbledon 2019: Roger Federer Beats Rafael Nadal To Reach His 12th Final
Wimbledon 2019 Semi Final Highlights: Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic vs Roberto Bautista Agut Tennis Score; Semifinal Final Match: Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic after he reached his 12th Wimbledon final on Friday.
Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic after he reached his 12th Wimbledon final on Friday beating great Spanish rival Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7/3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. The 37-year-old eight-time champion -- the third oldest Grand Slam finalist in the modern era -- will be appearing in his 31st final at the majors. It is the first time the Swiss legend has beaten Nadal in a Grand Slam semi-final having lost all four of their previous encounters, most recently at this year's French Open. Earlier, defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach his consecutive Wimbledon finals. Wold No. 1 Djokovic won the first set quite easily but Spain's Bautista Agut came back strongly to win the second set. From there on it was all Djokovic as he clinched next two sets with ease.
Highlights Between Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic vs Roberto Bautista Agut, Wimbledon 2019 Semi-Final in London.
- 00:04 (IST)Nadal saves two match points!Rafael Nadal saves the match point by a fiery ace and moves to game point with another ace. Federer places his backhand return to perfection to once again make it 40-40. Unforced error from Nadal gives Federer his second match point but Nadal saves the second match point as well and in the end wins the game to keep Federer waiting.
- 23:17 (IST)Federer ends Nadal's resilience, wins 3rd set 6-3!Rafael Nadal eases through the next game to make it 3-5 in the third set. Federer to serve next. He wins three consecutive point and also the fourth to win the third set 6-3.
- 23:02 (IST)What a comeback from Federer!Roger Federer saves two break points to make it 40-40. After two deuces, it's advantage Federer now. What a comeback from him in the game. He is now leading the set to 4-1.
- 22:42 (IST)Nadal clinches the second set 6-1!Rafael Nadal completely dominates Roger Federer in the second set and clinches it by winning six games to Federer's one.
- 22:04 (IST)Federer wins first set tie-break!Strong forehand from Roger Federer makes it 4-3 in the tie breaker. Federer has now stretched his tie-breaker lead to 6-3. He wins another point to make it 7-3 in the tie-breaker and with that he has clinched the first set 7-6 (7-3).
- 21:01 (IST)Some Trivia!Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are facing each other in Wimbledon after 11 long years. Federer has never beaten Rafael Nadal in a Grand Slam semi final.