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Roger Federer reacts to setting new Grand Slam record

Roger Federer celebrates his 100th win at Wimbledon
Federer reached a new milestone (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Federer booked his spot in the semi-finals of Wimbledon on Wednesday afternoon, while making even more history.

The Swiss – who will face old foe Rafael Nadal for the 40th time in on Friday – has already set all sorts of records throughout his illustrious career, but he added one for good measure after a four-set win over Kei Nishikori.

Federer, 37, registered his 100th match win at the All England Club by downing the Japanese No. 1 and in doing so became the first man to notch a century at a single Grand Slam event.

A fan reminded me on court while I was signing autographs, the 20-time Grand Slam champion said. Its special. I guess so. Its been a lot of years Ive been coming here, you know. Thats given me the opportunity to win a lot naturally.

Rafael Nadal celebrates after setting up a semi-fiinal with Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal will await Roger Federer in the semi-finals (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

I didnt think of it while I was playing today. Actually not at all, not once. Then as Im signing, the guy says, “Congratulations for your 100”. Oh, yeah, I didnt know. I forgot.

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