Written byAyush Gupta
While it was Federer who reigned supreme, these two were not the only center of attraction during the mega clash.
A member of the crowd won the Internet, when he was spotted reading a book during the match.
As both the men were going head-to-head at the center court, with each pocketing a set, the camera panned onto a boy in the stands, who was spotted reading a book.
Interestingly, it was during the course of the match, and not a break between the sets.
After he was shown on live television, Twitter made him a sensation.
The Kid: I love reading books more anything in this world.— Nikhil Deshpande (@Chaseeism) July 13, 2019
Me: That can't be true in every case. What if you're watching Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal in their first ever #Wimbledon semi-final?
The Kid: #Fedal #Wimbledon2019 #FedererNadal #VamosRafa #RogerFederer #GOAT pic.twitter.com/9MNOcc2HLh
He tamed him 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final.
This would be Federer's 12th final appearance. Notably, Federer already has 8 Wimbledon titles to his name.
With this win, he also became the third oldest player to reach the final of a Grand Slam.
Following an exquisite performance in the semis against Rafa, Federer would have one last task.
He needs to come up with an even better performance as he takes on reigning world number one Novak Djokovic in the final on Sunday.
While Federer would be chasing his 21st Grand Slam, Djokovic would be eyeing his 16th Slam.
The match will be held on Sunday.
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