Lined up Federer and Nadal Wimbledon quarterfinals clash.Seven the time champion Roger Federer and two-time winner Rafael Nadal lined up as potential Wimbledon quarter-final opponents when the draw for the `third season Grand Slam Friday.
The draw was good news for the world number one Novak Djokovic, the hero of 2011, having developed the British second seed Andy Murray is also in the same half of the draw, Nadal and Federer.
That would leave Djokovic free from the face of any of the major rivals until the final.
Placed third seed Federer and Nadal, who have met 30 times in their careers, in the same quarter of the draw after only five seeded Spaniard after losing in the second round in 2012.
If the seedings play out, and then the quarter-finals will see that the processing of Djokovic, Tomas Berdych, David Ferrer, seeded fourth, meet Juan Martin del Potro, Federer, Nadal faces while Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will face Murray.
Federer, Nadal lined-up for Wimbledon quarter-final clash
Federer defeated Nadal in the finals of the World Cup in 2006 and 2007 before Nadal, who avenged admits he is still worried about the staying power of his knees, those losses his first title in London in 2008.
If the seedings play out, and then the quarter-finals will see that the processing of Djokovic, Tomas Berdych, David Ferrer, seeded fourth, meet Juan Martin del Potro, Federer, Nadal faces while Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will take on Murray.
Djokovic begins his campaign against German Florian Mayer, while Murray, runner-up to Federer in 2012, begins against another German, Benjamin Becker, who won in the quarter-finals at Queen’s last week.
Federer, who is seeking to become the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and celebration of the 10th anniversary of his first victory at the All England Club in 2003, begins against Romanian Victor Hanescu.
Nadal, the champion in 2008 and 2010, but who in the second round loss to Lukas Rosol last year and put him on the sidelines for seven months, is fresh from his record eighth win the French Open.