Roger Federer downs Kei Nishikori 6-4 1-6 4-6 4-6 in the quarter in London on Wednesday. Federer will engage against Rafael Nadal in the semifinal.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Nishikori conquered a leading position at the beginning of the set after breaking Federer in the 1st game (1-0). That was decisive for the Japanese to win the set (6-4) as there were no other breaks. Nishikori lost a good opportunity to break Federer in the 3rd game when he had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).

2nd set.

Federer didn’t want to give any chance to the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Nishikori in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Roger improved his lead after breaking the Japanese in the 6th (5-1) game before winning the set (6-1).

3rd set.

The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Roger conquered in the 7th game (4-3) before winning the set (6-4).

4th set.

Similarly to the 3rd set, this set was even with both players refusing to concede anything to the opposition. Eventually, the only discrepancy was one break that Federer conquered in the 9th game (5-4) before winning the set (6-4).

After this contest, the head to head between Federer and Nishikori is 8-3 for Roger.

Highlights Roger Federer vs. Kei Nishikori Wimbledon – London

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1st
Federer
Nishikori
4-6
4
6
4
5
3
5
3
4
2
4
2
3
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1
2nd
Federer
Nishikori
6-1
6
1
5
1
4
1
3
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
3rd
Federer
Nishikori
6-4
6
4
5
4
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
4th
Federer
Nishikori
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1

Next Match: Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal – H2H and stats

Federer will square off with Nadal in the semifinal.

This will be the 40th time that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal clash against each other. The head to head is 24-15 for Nadal (see full H2H stats), but Federer leads 2-1 on grass.

The last time that they competed against each other, Nadal won 6-3 6-4 6-2 in the semifinal in Paris back in June 2019.

Roger Federer in London

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