Rafael Nadal speaks out on Roger Federer’s Wimbledon exit
Two of the greatest tennis players of all time were both taken to five sets on Wednesday – but not both could survive.
Rafael Nadal fought back from two sets to one down against Juan Martin del Potro, in a match that lasted nearly five hours on Centre Court, while his great rival Roger Federer failed to defeat Kevin Anderson – despite leading by two sets to love.
The Spaniard admitted earlier in the tournament that he would be happy to avoid meeting the Swiss – an eight-time champion in these parts – in the final, however, he confessed he felt ‘sorry’ for the 36-year-old after a... read more
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