2009 French Open champion Roger Federer ended the 43-match unbeaten streak of Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros 2011 semifinals with a four-set victory 7-6(5), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(5). The win propelled the Swiss star to the Roland Garros 2011 Men’s Singles Final and will meet long-time Spanish rival, five-time and defending champion Rafael Nadal.
The Sunday’s blockbuster French Open Men’s Singles title match will be the 25th meeting between Federer and Nadal. The world number one Spaniard has the head-to-head series lead 16-8.
“I really wanted to make it as physical as possible, which I was able to make happen,” Federer said during the post match conference.”
“I was really happy with the way I played. I thought it was a great match from both sides,” he added.
The victory against Djokovic ended Federer’s three-match losing streak against the world number two.
A victory against Nadal in Sunday means Federer will claim his 17th Grand Slam title and handing over the number one ranking to Novak Djokovic. A loss means Nadal will get his 10th Grand Slam title and at the same time the Spaniard retains the top ranking.Tennisguru.net in partnership with bet365 offer over 40,000 live streamed events per year. However, please note that the intellectual property rights to stream such events are usually owned at a country level and therefore, depending on your location, there may be certain events that you may be unable to view due to such restrictions. Prior to joining bet365 and funding your account therefore in order to view any particular event via the bet365 live stream, you are strongly advised to first check with bet365 that, given your country location, you would be eligible to view the live streamed event in question. bet365’s contact details can be found by clicking here, then clicking ‘Services’ at the top right of the page, and then choosing the ‘Contact Us’ option.