The attention-grabbing fixture is here! After 11 long years, the two top professional tennis players will play against each other at the 2019 Wimbledon semi-finals this Friday. Roger Federer will play against Rafael Nadal in the semis, for the first time since the epic 2008 Wimbledon match between the two.
Nadal defeated Federer in 2008 with 6-4 6-4 6-7(5) 6-7(8) 9-7, and this might be a perfect chance for Federer to take revenge. Federer has waited for this moment after his recent loss to Nadal in the last 4 at 2019 French Open. Nadal, as well as, Federer have played well on their way to semi, yet winning chances are high for Nadal with 58.1%.
Second Set of Semi-final’s Details
The most awaited Wimbledon match is here! Nadal will play against Federer at the 2019 semi-finals and the details regarding this match have been shared in the section below. Find out when and where Nadal will take on Federer.
Event: 2019 Wimbledon Championship
Game: Nadal vs Federer
Date: Friday 12 July 2019, 03:00 pm (GMT)
Location: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London
About the Game: On Friday 12 July, Nadal will play against Federer at the England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Nadal won his previous set against Querrey 5-7, 2-6, 2-6 and advanced to the semi-finals, whereas Federer faced Nishikori and won with a score of 6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 4-6.
Where to Watch Nadal vs Federer?
The live stream of the epic clash between Nadal and Federer at the semi-finals can be streamed via one of the most popular betting sites bet365. If you are already a member of the site, just log in to your account and enjoy the match. Click on the link below for the upcoming semi-final match.
The match can also be Live Streamed through:
- BBC iPlayer / BBC Sport website / BBC Sport app.
Along with the live stream, the TV Coverage of the first set of Wimbledon semi-finals will be telecasted on:
- BBC1, BBC2 and BBC Red Button throughout the tournament.
The betting site bet365 has fixed the betting odds for the semi-final match and as of 11 July, 10:00 am the betting odds for the players to win the match is:
- Nadal – 1.72
- Federer – 2.10
The betting odds for the first set winner is as follow:
- Nadal – 1.72
- Roberto Federer-Agut – 2.00
The two players who will be meeting in the semi-final match of Wimbledon have the following winning probability. One can predict the winner of the match by looking at the winning chances.
- Nadal Nadal – 58.1%
- Roberto Federer-Agut – 47.6%
Nadal will be playing the match as favorites, while Federer is the underdog for the first semis. Nadal has a high winning probability of 58.1% and is expected to end the match victorious.
2019 Wimbledon Quarter-finals
Federer faced Nishikori in the quarter-final, while Nadal played against Querrey. Did they lose any of the sets? Check out their winning score at the final eight in the section below.
Nishikori vs Federer
Federer has played well so far on his way to the semi-finals but in the quarter-finals, he started off the match with a 6-4 loss to Nishikori. This unexpected set was clear off in the other 4 sets as Federer played exceptionally well scoring 1-6, 4-6, 4-6. Eventually, Federer sealed a win and qualified for the semis.
Querrey vs Nadal
Nadal is in his best form and left no chances for the opponent to take a lead in the quarter-finals. He played against Querrey and scored 5-7 in the first set. The second and third set saw the same score of 6-2, 6-2 and Nadal advanced to the finals without even losing a set to Querrey.
Nadal vs Federer Predictions
Interestingly, Rafael Nadal has lost just one set at Wimbledon this year on his way to the semi-finals, which was recorded against Kyrgios. On the other hand, Federer lost two unexpected sets against Nishikori in the quarters, and Harris in the opening round. Federer is in good shape to reach at least 1 more Wimbledon final.
Their last meeting at 2008 Wimbledon was an epic one and after 11 years the two will be playing against each other at another important semifinal match. Federer has to be quick enough and claim the first two sets win in order to maintain a pace, which will decide his fate.
Looking at the overall rivalry meetings between the two, Nadal cannot be considered as heavy favorites on grass, yet he has high chances to claim a win over Federer. Wimbledon has always been Federer’s best surface, and Wimbledon is his best chance to win at least one more Slam.
The 2019 Wimbledon will make the 40th meeting between Nadal and Federer. The recent 10 head-to-head meetings between the two have been shared in the table below. Check it out.
|2019||FO – RG||SF||Clay||Rafael Nadal||Roger Federer||6-3 6-4 6-2|
|2019||Indian Wells Masters||SF||Hard||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal||w/o|
|2017||Shanghai Masters||F||Hard||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal||6-4 6-3|
|2017||Miami Masters||F||Hard||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal||6-3 6-4|
|2017||Indian Wells Masters||R16||Hard||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal||6-2 6-3|
|2017||Australian Open||F||Hard||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal||6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3|
|2015||Basel||F||Hard||Roger Federer||Rafael Nadal||6-3 5-7 6-3|
|2014||Australian Open||SF||Hard||Rafael Nadal||Roger Federer||7-6(4) 6-3 6-3|
|2013||ATP World Tour Finals||SF||Hard||Rafael Nadal||Roger Federer||7-5 6-3|
|2013||Cincinnati Masters||QF||Hard||Rafael Nadal||Roger Federer||5-7 6-4 6-3|
Rafael Nadal – Last 5 Matches
The recent five matches played by Nadal is tabled below. Nadal has played exceptionally well by winning all of the five matches.
|2019||Wimbledon||QF||Grass||Won||Sam Querrey||7-5 6-2 6-2|
|2019||Wimbledon||R16||Grass||Won||Joao Sousa||6-2 6-2 6-2|
|2019||Wimbledon||R32||Grass||Won||Jo-Wilfried Tsonga||6-2 6-3 6-2|
|2019||Wimbledon||R64||Grass||Won||Nick Kyrgios||6-3 3-6 7-6(5) 7-6(3)|
|2019||Wimbledon||R128||Grass||Won||Yuichi Sugita||6-3 6-1 6-3|
Roger Federer – Last 5 Matches
The latest matches played by Federer is given in the table below along with the results of the matches and he is currently, in his best form with all 5 wins.
|2019||Wimbledon||QF||Grass||W||Kei Nishikori||4-6 6-1 6-4 6-4|
|2019||Wimbledon||R16||Grass||W||Matteo Berrettini||6-1 6-2 6-2|
|2019||Wimbledon||R32||Grass||W||Lucas Pouille||7-5 6-2 7-6(4)|
|2019||Wimbledon||R64||Grass||W||Jay Clarke||6-1 7-6(3) 6-2|
|2019||Wimbledon||R128||Grass||W||Lloyd Harris||3-6 6-1 6-2 6-2|
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