ByOMA |05-06-2019 | Sports |
37 year old Rodger Federer defeated Wawrinka in four sets in the French open Ronald Garros to break a 28 years standing record as the oldest Men's Grand Slam semifinalists.
His victory over Wawrinka was good enough for him to set up an anticipated mouthwatering semifinal clash with Rafael Nadal.
This feet would cummulate Federer reaching his 43rd major Semifinals and 8th at the French Open Ronald Garros.
The French Open defending champion Rafael Nadal showed class when he blitzed passed a weary Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-1, 6-3.
Nadal would be vying for a 12th title at the French Open.
It is noteworthy Federer trails his head-to-head record with Nadal 23-15 despite winning their last 5 encounters and 13-2 on clay.
This would be Rodger Federer's first Ronald Garros Semi Finals since he suffered a defeat to Novak Djokovic in 2012.
OMA reporting for www.omascope.com sports desk.