Wimbledon 2018 semifinals: Rafa Nadal-Novak Djokovic, John Isner-Kevin Anderson

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By: AP |
Published: July 12, 2018 6:36:03 pm


Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his quarter final match against Japan’s Kei Nishikori. (Source: Reuters)

After so much speculation about a possible Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, 10 years after their last, the tennis world instead will get a semifinal featuring another outstanding rivalry: Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic.

Friday’s showdown will be their 52nd meeting overall _ the most for any pair of men and 14 more installments than Federer vs. Nadal _ and first at the All England Club since 2011.

That was also the last time Nadal made it past the fourth round at the grass-court major; Djokovic, who holds a 26-25 head-to-head lead, beat him in that year’s final.

“We always played in important stages, important places,” said Nadal, who had a far rougher go of things…

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