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Roger Federer set to face Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon semifinal

InternationalRoger Federer set to face Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon semifinal
Roger Federer set to face Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon semifinal . File Pic

If things go normally, the Swiss maestro Roger Federer is on course to clash with Clay King Rafael Nadal in the semifinal of the Wimbledon 2019 after the draws held on June 28.

In the draws held on June 28. Rafael Nadal has been drawn with Australian Nick Kyrgios for the second-round showdown. He has been kept in same half of the draw as eight-time champion Roger Federer who was moved ahead of him to second in the seedings thanks to Wimbledon’s grasscourt formula.

Federer starts against Lloyd Harris while defending champion Novak Djokovic is up against Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Nadal, the third seed, bidding for a third Wimbledon title and first since 2010, will face Japan’s Yuichi Sugita in the first round with Kyrgios up against compatriot Jordan Thompson.

So if everything goes accordingly and both end up winning their all matches upto the box office hit dual.

Before that Nadal is also on course for a re-match of 2014 fourth-round clash when Nadal suffered a shock defeat by a then 19-year-old Kyrgios in the fourth round.

Kyrgios has made headlines for his various misdemeanours more than his tennis since then and Nadal this year accused him of lacking respect after losing to him in Acapulco when Kyrgios served underarm near the end of the match.

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