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Another Wimbledon Showdown for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

On Friday, in the Wimbledon semifinals, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play for the 40th time in their careers. No. 39 was only a month ago, in a French Open semifinal that Nadal won in straight sets to bring his record against Federer to 24-15. But the clay of Paris is Nadal’s domain; he…

How Federer Beat Nadal to Advance to the Wimbledon Final

ImageRoger Federer is seeking his 21st Grand Slam singles title and ninth championship at Wimbledon. CreditHannah Mckay/Reuters WIMBLEDON, England — Unlike Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s duel into the twilight on Centre Court in 2008, their match Friday was not a contender for the greatest match of all time. But it had its moments, both transcendent…

Roger Federer Looks for a 9th Wimbledon Title After Beating Rafael Nadal

WIMBLEDON, England — This one, unlike Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s 2008 duel into the twilight on Centre Court, was not a contender for the greatest match of all time. This was only a semifinal, after all, but it still had its moments, both tense and transcendent. It also had a different finish. Nadal won…