Nadal defeats Federer in London semifinals; will face Djokovic for elusive title
November 10, 2013 · Print This Article
BARCLAYS ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS, London, England
Top seed Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer for 22nd time in their storied rivalry on Sunday in London, recording a 7-5, 6-3 victory in 80 minutes. Dominating the baseline rallies and attacking the Swiss’ second serve, Nadal will next face either Novak Djokovic for the only major title that has eluded him in his career. Djokovic dismissed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-3 during the night session. Nadal currently leads the pair’s head-to-head 22-16.