Nadal defeats Fritz in an epic battle to advance to the men’s semifinals at Wimbledon
Rafael Nadal extended his Grand Slam winning streak to 19 matches with a 3-6, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (10-4) victory over Taylor Fritz
Rafael Nadal has defeated Taylor Fritz to advance to the men’s semifinals at Wimbledon!
Wednesday afternoon at the Center court at Wimbledon saw Rafael Nadal and American Taylor Fritz locked in an epic battle in the quarterfinal, with the Spanish tennis legend grinding out the victory.
Rafael Nadal managed to survive an injury and his opponent and made a come back in the tie breaker 5th set to beat Taylor Fritz 3-6, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(4) to reach the semifinals at Wimbledon for the 8th time.
After four hours and 20 minutes, Rafael Nadal defeated Taylor Fritz to advance to the men’s semifinals.
He will be playing his 38th Grand Slam semifinal against Nick Kyrgios on Friday.
That’s 19 straight major wins for Rafael Nadal, the second-longest streak of his major career!
For Fritz, It was the furthest he had ever gone in a Grand Slam singles event.
He made the fourth round in the Australian Open earlier this year in January.
Rafael Nadal after the match said: “I enjoy a lot playing these kinds of matches in front of you guys. It’s been a tough afternoon against a great player. Credit to Taylor he has been doing great all season. For me, it’s not an easy match so it is great to be in the semi-finals”.
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