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Federer wins 100th match at Wimbledon
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Federer wins 100th match at Wimbledon

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London, Jul 10 : Second seed Roger Federer became the first male player in history to win 100 singles matches in a Grand Slam event after beating Japan's Kei Nishikori here at Wimbledon on Wednesday.

The eight-time champion fought back from one set down to defeat the world No. 7 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals. Federer, 37, has also extended his record for most Grand Slam appearances to 45.

He will next face arch rival Rafael Nadal or Sam Querrey in the semifinals.
(XINHUA)