Rafael Nadal. Photo: Reuters

The first racket of the world Rafael Nadal in five sets broke the resistance of Juan Martin Del Potro and reached the semifinals of Wimbledon.

The match lasted 4 hours and 47 minutes and ended with five parties – 7:5, 6:7 (7:9), 4:6, 6:4, 6:4.

Nadal will play in the semi-finals of Wimbledon for the first time since 2011.

His next opponent will be Serbian Novak Djokovic, which the Spaniard lost the title in a meeting seven years ago.

The total prize Fund of the tournament amounts to 34 000 000 pounds sterling, informs SE.