Rafael Nadal wins, Federer falls
Rafael Nadal played steady on the day of the ninth Grand Slam Wimbledon
Defending champion Rafael Nadal’s win over Mardy Fish, while Roger Federer fell from Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Wednesday (29 / 6).
Top seed Nadal of Spain 6-3 6-3 5-7 6-4 win over tenth seed Mardy Fish of the United States.
Nadal will face British world number one Andy Murray in the semifinals on Friday (1 / 7).
Shown on the ninth day of Wimbledon, Nadal seemed unaffected by the foot injury he experienced when defeated Juan Martin del Potro in the match on Monday (27 / 6).
He bombarded the flagship Fish and serve with hard groundstrokes.
“After the first two sets, I probably played too defensive, but I am happy to get into the semifinals, this is a dream for me” Nadal said in a televised interview after the fight.
Murray assured of qualifying for the semifinals after a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in a match against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez on Wednesday.
Previous champions six times grand slam at Wimbledon, Roger Federer, eventually foundered, though ahead in the first two sets when faced Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
This is the first time that Federer lost the advantage two sets in Grand Slam.
Tsonga will next face second-seeded Novak Djokovic, who won over the players who played through the qualifiers, Bernard Tomic of Australia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.