Wimbledon Semi Finals – The first game of the day included World Number 1 Novak Djokovic vs the new world number 22 Bautista Agut. It was the match that was always going to favour Djokovic but since Baustista had reached the semi-finals for the first time some believed that he can produce an upset as the Spaniard will be highly motivated to defeat the Serbian. There were a lot of Federer and Nadal fans that were watching the match live in the court and they were cheering for the underdog so that Novak doesn’t make it to the finals.
Both players played a brilliant game of tennis with the Serb coming on top. Going by the number of strokes, this Wimbledon Semi Finals match included the largest rally recorded in Wimbledon as of yet. Novak won the first set comfortably 6-2, Bautista came into the game by breaking Novak once and winning the set 6-4. The third set was the one that was very intensely contested by both the tennis stars. Djokovic was having an off day by his margins as he was getting frustrated by his errors despite that the world number one picked himself up and won the third set 6-3 after the third set Bautista couldn’t come back in the game Novak the fourth set 6-2.
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Wimbledon Semi Finals – Second game
The second game of the day included the biggest rivalry in tennis, that is Nadal vs Federer. The king of clay vs the king of grass. As the match was going to be played on grass, the bookies tipped Federer to win. But seeing the form of Rafa many fans, including the legendary Boris Becker, predicted that Rafael Nadal could upset Roger Federer on the grass. The Federer that we witnessed yesterday was similar to the one we saw back in the day. Roger was calm in personality but aggressive in the court. Almost all of the long rallies were won by Federer annoying the Spaniard. Ultimately the game ended 7-6 (7/3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 with Roger making it to his 12th Wimbledon Final.
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The grand stage is set with Roger Federer getting past Nadal for the first time in the semi-finals. Roger will be facing Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon Final.
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