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Nadal eliminates Querrey and will play Wimbledon semifinal against Federer

Nadal eliminates Querrey and will play Wimbledon semifinal against Federer

The Spanish Rafa Nadal, second racket in the world, defeated the American Sam Querrey signing his ticket to the semifinals of Wimbledon, where his great adversary, the Swiss Roger Federer, awaits him.

Nadal, 33, needed two hours and six minutes to beat world number 65 7-5, 6-2 and 6-2 on court number one at the All England Club in London. On Friday he will meet Federer, 37, for a spot in the final.

“It’s hard to imagine being in this situation again,” playing Roger, “here at Wimbledon, after so long,” said the Spaniard.

Nadal reaches the semi-finals of the English Grand Slam for the seventh time and looks to add this tournament on grass to his recent 12th title on clay at Roland Garros.

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This will be the 40th meeting between Nadal and Federer. AFP

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