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Nadal sets up final clash with Djokovic at Wimbledon

07-02-2011 09:02 BJT Special Report:2011 Wimbledon Championships |

LONDON, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal will launch a final fight against Novak Djokovic after beating British top player Andy Murray in the semifinals at the Wimbledon Champoinships on Friday.

The Spaniard lost the opening set 5-7, but grabbed the final berth by winning the following three sets 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 after three hours.

Earlier, Serbian star Djokovic outplayed the 12th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-7 (9), 6-3 to reach the Wimbledon final for the first time.

The 24-year-old Djokovic will replace Nadal to be the world No.1 on Monday.



Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: Xinhua

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