Rafael Nadal vs Andy Murray Wimbledon 2011:Enjoy big Semifinal of Rafael Nadal vs Andy Murray Wimbledon tennis 2011 on Friday. Defending Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal booked his place in the semi-finals here Wednesday.
Rafael Nadal vs Andy Murray live Semifinal Highlights Wimbledon 2011
World No.1 Rafael Nadal outmuscled American Mardy Fish in four gruelling sets to advance to the semifinals of the 2011 Championships at Wimbledon, season’s third Grand Slam event being played here at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London, England. Nadal made a fine start to the match and broke Fish’s serve early on to put the pressure on the American who, soon fizzled to give Nadal a one set lead. The second set did not change the story much and Nadal snatched a break of serve in the fourth game to eventually race to a two sets to love lead.
Nadal opened the third set on an extremely competitive note and failed to repeat the success of the first two sets by missing out of several break point opportunities. As a result, despite his impressive number of winners, Nadal faltered in the 12th game to give Fish a lifeline in the match.
The fourth set, however opened on a usual note for Nadal, who broke Fish in the third game of the set to eventually wrap up the 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 match in two hours and 53 minutes of play.
Nadal hit a total of 43 winners to Fish’s 33 but also capitalised on the 27 unforced errors committed by the American to seal the deal in four sets.
In the other quarterfinal of the day, Andy Murray posted a clinical victory over Spaniard Feliciano Lopez to return to the semifinals of Wimbledon. Both players looked good in the start of opening set and held to their serves till sixth game where Murray drew first blood for 4-2 lead and went on to win the first set 6-3.
British No 1 Kept the momentum with him and broke the Spaniard another time at 3-2 in the second set and maintained the distance to take two set lead in the match. He once again struck at same stage in the third set and wrapped the match in straight sets with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in two hours and 1 minute of play.