• Novak Djokovic opened as a slight favorite ahead of a Wimbledon semifinal showdown against Rafael Nadal.
  • This will mark the 52nd time the two have met on Tour.
  • Djokovic leads the head-to-head 26-25, but Nadal has taken the past two and two of three on grass.

In this preview, we’ll take a look at the second semifinal match — featuring rivals Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic — who have won a combined 29 Grand Slams. Over the years, Rafa and Djokovic have always played tight matches. Although Rafa has won their two most recent meetings, Novak won 11 of the previous …

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