WIMBLEDON, England – Roger Federer racked up his 100th match win at Wimbledon on Wednesday to reach his 13th semifinal at the All England Club and a possible duel with old rival Rafael Nadal.
Eight-time champion Federer recovered from losing the opening set to defeat Kei Nishikori 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 and book his place in the semifinals of a Grand Slam for the 45th time.
The 37-year-old is also the oldest man to make the last four of a major since Jimmy Connors at the 1991 U.S. Open.
Federer will now face Nadal at Wimbledon for the first time since their epic 2008 final should the two-time champion Spaniard defeat Sam Querrey in his quarterfinal.
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