London: Rafael Nadal outclassed Sam Querrey in the quarter-finals to set up a semi-final clash against Roger Federer at Wimbledon for the first time since their epic 2008 final.
The 33-year-old flatten Sam Querrey with 7-5 6-2 6-2 score to set up the Wimbledon semi-final with Federer.
Querrey continued his hot-streak on grass by reaching the last eight at the All England Club.
Against Querrey, Nadal was broken when serving for the first set at 5-4. But he converted his fourth breakpoint in the next game, then saved three breakpoints 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.
However, the big-serving American fell short against world No 2 Nadal, crashing out with a 7-5, 6-2, 6-2.