The evergreen American still has to wait for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Federer is the third oldest to play in a Grand Slam final after 39-year-old Ken Rosewall featured in the 1974 Wimbledon and US Open finals.
The evergreen tennis star is vying for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Novak Djokovic, meanwhile, faces a semifinal ‘rookie’ in Roberto Bautista Agut.
Williams, if she beats Simona Halep at Wimbledon on Saturday, will equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam singles haul of 24.
And don’t think he’s going to apologise about it…

Fun is back for Murray on victorious Wimbledon return

Murray, a two-time Wimbledon singles champion, partnered France’s Pierre-Hugues Herbert to a four-set win in their first round doubles match.

Tomic stripped of Wimbledon prize money for tanking

The controversial Australian lost in just 58 minutes to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Tuesday. Was it deliberate?

Gauff the ideal new poster girl, says Serena

The 15-year-old has become an instant sensation at Wimbledon.

‘My goal is to win Wimbledon,’ says teen Gauff after Venus shock

The teenage American was not even born when Williams won her first two Wimbledon singles titles.

‘Life-changing’ surgery gives Murray cause for optimism

The former world number one still believes he has a future in playing singles.

I was almost down and out before Roland Garros triumph, says Nadal

He is now just two behind Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20 majors and three ahead of Novak Djokovic.

Former professional cricketer Barty’s unlikely French Open win

Her goal for the clay court season was just to not fall over.

Barty ends Australia’s 46-year wait for French Open title

She will be best-ranked Australian woman since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1976.

No friends, no problem as a star is born in 17-year-old Anisimova

The world number 51 will be the youngest player to contest a Grand Slam semi-final for 12 years on Friday.

Mission impossible? How Federer can beat Nadal at Roland Garros

The great Spaniard has only been defeated twice on the red brick dust in the French capital in 93 matches since his 2005 debut.

Federer, Nadal to meet in French Open semi-finals

The Fed trails his head-to-head record with Nadal 23-15, but has won their last five meetings.

Thiem ‘forgets’ Serena incident, hits ‘tweener’ past beaten Monfils

Thiem was unhappy at being asked to vacate the main interview room on Saturday.

Thiem blasts Serena’s ‘bad personality’ as row deepens

The Austrian was booted from his press conference at the weekend to accommodate Williams and has led to all sorts of craziness.

Wawrinka ‘relieved’ after ‘amazing’ win

But now he faces ‘great friend’ Roger Federer.


 


 

 


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