Well, why shouldn't they?
He also advanced to the quarters at this year's French Open and Australian Open but has not been able to reach the last four since the 2018 U.S. Open. Nadal has won on 24 occasions while Federer has won 15 times.
"No, no", a smiling Nadal said when asked if he was expecting new things from Federer this time around.
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"Don't ask me more questions about young tennis players - 'When is their time to come up?' - because we've talked about it", Djokovic told reporters Wednesday after breezing past Goffin.
The other semifinal will draw far less attention: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs.
Bautista Agut is a rugged and reliable performer in Grand Slams and a regular visitor to the third and fourth rounds. The 37-year-old will be playing in the semifinals of a major for the 45th time.
"If he (Nadal) wins this and wins the tournament, he's only one away".
Djokovic used a 10-game run to transform what was shaping up as an even, entertaining quarterfinal into a lopsided romp. I'm a big fan of his game.
The top seed and world number one hit back from a break down in the first set to carve out a commanding 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 win over 21st seed David Goffin of Belgium.
"He was everywhere", Goffin said.
However, 20-time Grand Slam title victor Federer roared back, levelling the quarter-final with breaks in the second and sixth games of a 22-minute second set.
Nadal has won two Wimbledon crowns, compared to a record eight titles for Federer. "Obviously, best-of-five set match, five sets".
Nadal soaked up 22 thunderbolt aces to flatten Querrey 7-5 6-2 6-2.
Roger Federer sealed his place in the last four for a 13th time with yet another milestone moment at the All England Club.
Nadal dethroned five-time champion Federer with an epic win in one of the greatest Grand Slam finals of all time.