Wimbledon – Murray getting ready for Nadal

Posted By on July 1, 2011

Andy Murray faces the daunting challenge of defeating defending champion Rafael Nadal on Friday if he is to reach his first Wimbledon final.

The British number one has the chance to make up for defeat by Nadal in last year’s semi-finals when they meet in Friday’s second match on Centre Court.

Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga open play in the first semi-final, which begins at 1300 BST.

Victory will ensure the Serbian becomes world number one next week.

Having lost just one match in 2011, another win will mean Djokovic has done enough to overhaul Nadal at the top of the standings no matter how the Spaniard fares against Murray.

Nadal needs no extra motivation as he closes in on an 11th Grand Slam title and his third at the All England Club, where he is on a 19-match unbeaten run. […read more]