IT’S the semi-final tennis fans around the world were desperate to see as Wimbledon legends Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer lock horns yet again.
The Spaniard was comfortable winner at the same stage at Roland Garros less than a month ago, but eight-time Wimbledon champ Federer will fancy his chances on his preferred grass surface.
When is Nadal vs Federer?
Nadal vs Federer will get underway once Novak Djokovic’s semi-final against Roberto Bautista Agut has concluded.
This is expected to be at roughly 4pm UK time on Friday, July 12.
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What TV channel is Nadal vs Federer on and can I live stream it?
Nadal vs Federer will start on BBC One in the UK.
However, if play continues after 6pm coverage will move to BBC Two.
To live stream the semi-final, head to the BBC iPlayer.
In Switzerland, the match will be live on SRG while in Spain viewers can watch on Movistar+.
Can I watch Nadal vs Federer for free?
Yes. Viewers in the UK can watch BBC channels and the BBC iPlayer for free, provided they have a TV licence.
A TV licence costs £154.50 for colour and £52 for black and white.
Nadal vs Federer head-to-head
Rafael Nadal has a comfortable 24-15 advantage over his opponent on all surfaces, but Federer edges it 2-1 on grass.
However that may not be too relevant as the last time the players met on grass was eleven years ago when Nadal famously won an epic five-set Wimbledon final to lift his first title at the All-England Club.
The two players have never met on grass outside of Wimbledon, with Federer’s victories coming in the 2006 and 2007 finals.