Wimbledon 2019 LIVE: Scores, results, Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal latest, Novak Djokovic wins

Follow LIVE coverage of the men’s semi-finals at Wimbledon, as Roger Federer takes on his old foe Rafael Nadal in one of the biggest tennis matches of the last decade.

First up, top seed and reigning champion Novak Djokovic plays Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut at 13:00 BST.

And then, in the late afternoon, Swiss Federer and Spaniard Nadal will play their eagerly-anticipated semi-final on Centre Court. It is the first time the two men have met at Wimbledon since the 2008 final – widely heralded as the greatest tennis match of all time. Follow LIVE coverage below:


2019-07-12T15:32:22.800Z

Federer and Nadal have arrived to huge cheers on Centre Court!!!

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2019-07-12T15:22:39.963Z

To whet your appetite…

2019-07-12T15:07:02.830Z

Nadal and Federer are expected at around 4:30pm.

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2019-07-12T15:06:07.180Z

Novak Djokovic, speaking to the BBC:

“To be in another final is a dream come true. I will definitely enjoy this experience.”

“Roberto wasn’t overwhelmed, he played really well. He placed his serves nicely and opened up the points. I got a bit tight, and the first 4/5 games of the third set were very tight. That’s where the match could have turned, and luckily it went my way

“Of course I will watch it! I’m a fan of that match-up, Federer-Nadal is one of the most epic rivalries of all time!”

2019-07-12T15:03:25.140Z

And next? Rafael Nadal vs Roger Federer. 

I wonder who Djokovic would rather play, in what will be his 25th Grand Slam final. 

2019-07-12T15:00:17.613Z

GAME, SET, MATCH NOVAK DJOKOVIC! Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-2 Bautista Agut 

Bautista Agut nets a return and Novak Djokovic is into the Wimbledon final!

After 2 hours and 48 minutes of very good tennis, Djokovic emerges victorious!

No first Grand Slam final for Bautista Agut, but he can be very proud of his performance on Centre Court this afternoon!
 

Djokovic one match away from a Bjorn Borg-equalling 5th Wimbledon title. 

2019-07-12T14:59:52.556Z

*Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 5-2 Bautista Agut (ad Djokovic)

Ace. 5th match point…

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2019-07-12T14:59:01.150Z

*Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 5-2 Bautista Agut (40-40)

No. Djokovic sends a forehands crosscourt wide. 4 match points gone…

2019-07-12T14:58:38.143Z

*Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 5-2 Bautista Agut (ad Djokovic)

Bautista Agut nets a backhand as Djokovic approaches the net. 

This time? 

2019-07-12T14:58:02.060Z

*Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 5-2 Bautista Agut (40-40)

A third match point comes and goes, as Djokovic goes wide with a backhand. 

2019-07-12T14:57:26.393Z

Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 5-2 Bautista Agut (40-40)

TWO MATCH POINTS SAVED!

With a forehand pass called out, and a Bautista Agut challenge showing it clipped the line, we go to deuce!

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2019-07-12T14:55:28.040Z

*Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 5-2 Bautista Agut (40-15)

And with a forehand drive volley, it’s TWO MATCH POINTS…

2019-07-12T14:52:26.633Z

*Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 5-2 Bautista Agut

Two comfortable holds apiece. Djokovic will now serve for a place in Sunday’s Wimbledon final. 

2019-07-12T14:47:06.800Z

*Djokovic 6-2 4-6 6-3 4-1 Bautista Agut

DJOKOVIC BREAKS!

And with a backhand netted, that may well be that.

Djokovic with a double break lead. 

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Preview:

Wimbledon order of play

1 Novak Djokovic (SRB) [1] 1 vs Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) [23] 56

2 Rafael Nadal (ESP) [3] 96 vs Roger Federer (SUI) [2] 128

Last five Fedal meetings

2019 Nadal d Federer 6-3 6-4 6-2 (French Open, clay)

2017 Federer d Nadal 6-4 6-3 (Shanghai, hard)

2017 Federer d Nadal 6-3 6-4 (Miami, hard)

2017 Federer d Nadal 6-2 6-3 (Indian Wells, hard)

2017 Federer d Nadal 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 (Australian Open, hard)

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