Federer is the second-oldest semifinalist in Wimbledon history. AFP / DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS
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Roger Federer stands just two wins away from a record eighth Wimbledon title but faces a perilous trip through the land of the giants if he is to become the tournament's oldest champion. The 35-year-old Swiss has defied time and logic to reach a 12th semifinal at the All England Club where he will face Tomas Berdych, the 2010 runner-up, Friday.If he gets past the Czech for the 19th time in 25 meetings, Federer will face either Sam Querrey or Marin Cilic in Sunday's final.Federer stands 1.85 meters and weighs in at 85 kg; Berdych is 1.95 meters and 91 kg.Federer has made the semifinals without dropping a set and has been broken just three times.Federer is reaping the rewards of pruning his schedule with Wimbledon just his seventh event of 2017 .He skipped the 2016 and 2017 French Opens which were won by Djokovic and Nadal.However, with Querrey and Cilic having fired 231 aces between them at the tournament, a long afternoon cannot be ruled out.
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