Rafael Nadal Defies Injury To Reach Eighth Wimbledon Semi-final, Defeats Taylor Fritz In Five Sets

Rafael Nadal Defies Injury To Reach Eighth Wimbledon Semi-final, Defeats Taylor Fritz In Five Sets

Rafael Nadal celebrates after victory.© AFP

Rafael Nadal averted injury by defeating Taylor Fritz and reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the eighth time on Wednesday, keeping his dream of a Grand Slam alive. The second seed lost the first set and had to make medical time out in the second but extended his game to 3-6, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (10/4). ۔ The match lasted for four hours and 21 minutes. 22-time Grand Slam champion Nadal will play Nick Kyrgios for a place in Sunday’s final.

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