Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal aim for Wimbledon rematch on quarter-finals day
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will try to tee up their first Wimbledon meeting since the epic 2008 final when they headline the men’s quarter-finals.
Eight-time champion Federer plays Japan’s eighth seed Kei Nishikori second on Centre Court on Wednesday.
Top seed Novak Djokovic opens on the main show court against Belgium’s 21st seed David Goffin at 13:00 BST.
Nadal faces American Sam Querrey on Court One after fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut takes on Guido Pella.
In the mixed doubles, Andy Murray and Serena Williams will be third on Court Two for their last-16 match against top seeds Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar.
Federer, who turns 38 next month, is the oldest player in a last-eight line-up featuring five players aged over 30, while Nishikori and Goffin are the youngest men left in the draw at the age of 28.
The Swiss great is aiming to become the oldest men’s Grand Slam semi-finalist since American Jimmy Connors at the 1991 US Open……..read more