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One rival down, one to go for ageless Federer to win Wimbledon title

London -- Eleven years ago, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set a new, impossibly high bar for Wimbledon matches, with Nadal winning that 2008 final in near darkness after five enervating sets before an amazed Centre Court crowd.

Federer and Nadal did not quite clear that tall bar in their four-set, Wimbledon semifinal on Friday, but Federer, the winner by 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, won't mind one bit. For 11 long years, he's had to live with the fact that while he's considered by most to be the GOAT, he was the loser in what many believe is the greatest match of all time.