Wimbledon 2019 LIVE: Federer vs Nadal latest score and results

Wimbledon 2019 LIVE: Federer vs Nadal latest score and results

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Follow LIVE coverage of the men’s semi-finals at Wimbledon, as Roger Federer takes on his old foe Rafael Nadal in one of the biggest tennis matches of the last decade.

Top seed and reigning champion Novak Djokovic has beaten Roberto Bautista Agut in four-sets to reach Sunday’s final.

And then, in the late afternoon, Swiss Federer and Spaniard Nadal play their eagerly-anticipated semi-final on Centre Court. It is the first time the two men have met at Wimbledon since the 2008 final – widely heralded as the greatest tennis match of all time. Follow LIVE coverage below:




*Nadal 6-7(3) 1-1 Federer (15-40)

 

Another stunning point, with a Federer drop shot chased down by Rafa, but he goes crosscourt and it lands wide!

 

TWO BREAK POINTS FOR FEDERER…


*Nadal 6-7(3) 1-1 Federer

 

FEDERER HOLDS!

 

A big hold, as Nadal mishits a Federer 1st serve. 

 

He goes to change his racket, probably to take a bit of a break as much as anything else. 


Nadal 6-7(3) 1-0 Federer* (40-40)

 

Long old game now. 

 

Federer has game point, but nets a backhand from out wide. 

 

Fourth deuce of the game. 


Nadal 6-7(3) 1-0 Federer* (40-40)

 

SECOND BREAK POINT SAVED!
 

Again, Federer backs himself at the net, and swipes home a backhand volley. 

 

Clutch. 


Nadal 6-7(3) 1-0 Federer* (ad Nadal)

 

Outstanding from Nadal. The whipping forehands, and Federer eventually nets with Rafa approaching the net. 

 

SECOND BREAK POINT FOR NADAL…


Nadal 6-7(3) 1-0 Federer* (40-40)

 

BREAK POINT SAVED!
 

A Federer approach and smash; the classic one-two. 


Nadal 6-7(3) 1-0 Federer* (30-40)

 

BREAK POINT NADAL!

 

Stunning point – Federer covering the net, but Rafa’s athleticism wins him the point as he reaches to a backhand pass. 


Nadal 6-7(3) 1-0 Federer* (30-30)

 

A big backhand by Nadal down the line is framed into the crowd by Federer.

 

A little glimpse here…


Nadal 6-7(3) 1-0 Federer*

 

Nadal holds to 30, as Federer shanks a forehand long. 

 

Important hold for Rafa as we hit the hour mark in this match. 


*Nadal 6-7(3) Federer

 

FEDERER WINS THE FIRST SET!
 

The master does it at the first time of asking, with a forehand winner down the line!

 

After 51 minutes, it’s advantage Federer. Crucial. 

 

 


*Nadal 6-6 Federer (3-6)

 

A smash and a serve do the job for Federer, he’s 6-3 up. 

 

THREE SET POINTS for the eight-time champion!


Nadal 6-6 Federer* (4-3)

 

Vintage Federer! The Swiss pounces on a short Nadal backhand, and hits a forehand winner just inside the line!

 

Mini-break is now with Fed.


*Nadal 6-6 Federer (3-3)

 

Like before, Nadal can’t consolidate the break, as he overhits a backhand lob. 

 

Still all-square as they change ends. 


*Nadal 6-6 Federer (3-2)

 

Good hustle by Nadal, getting the ball back and Federer, almost lazily, slices into the net. 

 

Mini-break back for Rafa. 


Nadal 6-6 Federer* (2-2)

 

Federer nets a return, before Rafa does the same. 2 apiece. 

 

Cliche alert: you could cut the tension with a knife. 


*Nadal 6-6 Federer (1-1)

 

UNREAL SHOT FROM NADAL!
 

The point looks won when Federer plays a delicate drop volley, but Nadal scampers and make a pass up the line which bang on hits the baseline/tramline corner!

 

However, the mini-break is wiped out straight away as Rafa nets a backhand.


Nadal 6-6 Federer*

 

TIEBREAK TIME!
 

Federer overhits, and we’re going to a breaker… it was heading that way for a while. 

 

First to 7…


*Nadal 5-6 Federer (ad Nadal)

 

Oooohhh a chance for Federer. 

 

He miscues an inside-in forehand. Right shot, but poorly executed. 

Preview:

Wimbledon order of play

1 Novak Djokovic (SRB) [1] 1 vs Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) [23] 56

2 Rafael Nadal (ESP) [3] 96 vs Roger Federer (SUI) [2] 128

Last five Fedal meetings

2019 Nadal d Federer 6-3 6-4 6-2 (French Open, clay)

2017 Federer d Nadal 6-4 6-3 (Shanghai, hard)

2017 Federer d Nadal 6-3 6-4 (Miami, hard)

2017 Federer d Nadal 6-2 6-3 (Indian Wells, hard)

2017 Federer d Nadal 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 (Australian Open, hard)


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