Record Grand Slam champion Roger Federer set up an Australian Open semi-final with his great rival Rafael Nadal after beating Andy Murray in the last eight on Wednesday.
The Swiss sixth seed downed the Wimbledon champion 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3 in three hours 20 minutes before tennis great Rod Laver on his namesake stadium.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will renew one of tennis’ greatest rivalries at the 2014 Australian Open when they meet for the 11th time on a Grand Slam stage.
The world No. 1 and overall top seed in the men’s draw, Nadal will be favored to improve on his current four-match winning streak against Federer and advance to the Aussie Open final for the third time since 2009.
For the fans, it is another opportunity for all the fans to watch two all-time greats put in work against each other.