London: Roger Federer, popularly known as 'Swiss King', has once again made it to the final of Wimbledon 2019. He defeated his most arch-rival, Rafael Nadal, on Friday's Dream Semifinal. Switzerland's Federer has reached the 12th time in the final of the third Grand Slam of the year. In the finals, he will be up against world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic. Djokovic of Serbia defeats Spain's Robert Bautista Agut in the semi-finals He has entered the final of the tournament for the sixth time.
Second-seeded Roger Federer beat third seed Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7-3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. This match lasted three hours and two minutes. Roger Federer will now try to win Wimbledon for the ninth time on Sunday. They have won the tournament finals eight times so far. However, three times he had to face defeat in the final. It was the 40th match between Federer and Nadal. Of these 16 Federer have won. The remaining 24 have names of Nadal.
Roger Federer has won a total of 20 Grand Slam singles titles overall. This is the record of the most male singles Grand Slam titles. Rafael Nadal (18) and Novak Djokovic (15) are second and third respectively.
Earlier, 32-year-old Novak Djokovic defeated Robert Boutista Agut 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the first semifinal played at the Center Court here. They had to struggle for two hours and 48 minutes to win this fight. Djokovic won the Wimbledon title in 2018 as well. He has also been Wimbledon Champion in 2011, 2014 and 2015. He was defeated only once in 2013 in the final. Now on their target, this prestigious tournament is the fifth title.
Talking about female singles, America's Serena Williams and Romania's Simona Halep have reached the finals. Serena has won the most number of 23 Grand Slam titles at the Open Era. He has entered the final of Wimbledon for the 11th time. They beat Barbora Strykova of Czech Republic in the semi-final on Thursday. Simona Halep has reached Wimbledon final for the first time. In the semi-finals, he beat Ukraine's Elena Spitolina.