Roger Federer is closer to winning his eighth Wimbledon title. In the semi-finals, he beat Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4. Federer reached the Wimbledon final for the 11th time.
The 35-year-old Swiss player got a tough challenge from the 11th seed. Berdych defeated Federer in the 2010 quarter-finals. But this time Federer did not want to miss any chance. He became the oldest player to reach the men’s singles final since Ken Rosewall (1974) in Wimbledon history.
Rosewall reached the Wimbledon final at the age of 39. Here he had to face losing to Jimmy Connors. But this time Federer is considered to be a strong contender for the title. On Sunday, they will meet Marin Silich of Croatia.
Federer has now reached the total of 29 Grand Slam finals, out of which he has made 18 titles. In this tournament, he has lost the set without any set to the finals.
This match was the most difficult match for them this year. The Czech player gave a tough fight to Federer The first two sets went up to the tiebreaker, but both of them did not stand in front of Federer.
Berdych did not give up here too. In the third set, when the match was equal to 3-3, they had the opportunity to break the service but Federer took the game by putting three aces and a splendid total.