Nadal is chasing an 18th Grand Slam title which would put him just two behind Federer.
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World No. 1 Nadal, the 2008 and 2010 champion at the All England Club, trails Djokovic, the 2011, 2014 and 2015 winner, 26-25 in a rivalry which began at Roland Garros 12 years ago.Nadal is chasing an 18th Grand Slam title which would put him just two behind Roger Federer who was sensationally knocked out in the quarterfinals by Kevin Anderson.Nadal had not dropped a set at the tournament until the quarterfinals where he fought back to defeat Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 6-7 (7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday.Friday's other semifinal pitches Anderson, the eighth seed who lost to Nadal in last year's U.S. Open final, against ninth-seeded American John Isner.Both men are in the semifinals at Wimbledon for the first time.The surprise presence of Anderson and Isner means this year's Wimbledon semifinals will feature players all over the age of 30 for the first time in the Open era.
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