The Latest: Nadal sets up rematch vs. Federer at Wimbledon

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Published 10:11 a.m. ET July 10, 2019 | Updated 2:04 p.m. ET July 10, 2019

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local):

7 p.m.

For the first time since their classic 2008 final, Rafael Nadal will face Roger Federer at Wimbledon.

Nadal set up a much-anticipated rematch by beating Sam Querrey 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals. Nadal and Federer will play each other in Friday’s semifinals.

The two met in three straight finals between 2006-08, with Federer winning the first two before Nadal triumphed in a five-set epic widely considered one of the best matches of all time.

Against Querrey, Nadal was broken when serving for the first set at 5-4. But he converted his fourth break point in the next game, then saved three break points at 6-5 before finally clinching the set. The next two sets weren’t nearly as competitive as Nadal broke twice in each and converted his first match point with a forehand winner.

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6:25 p.m.

Roger Federer won his 100th match at Wimbledon, and it put the eight-time champion into his 13th semifinal at the All England Club.

Federer was broken in his opening service game but didn’t have much trouble after that, beating…

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