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Novak Djokovic takes another of Roger Federer's records with Wimbledon semi-final win

Sometimes it feels like, sooner or later, all the records are going to belong to Novak Djokovic. He has taken another of Roger Federer's with his semi-final win at Wimbledon.
Novak Djokovic described as perfect at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic earned himself a place in the Wimbledon final on Friday, but that was not all that he achieved.

Djokovic overcame Cameron Norrie with relative ease on Centre Court, despite making a slow start to the match.

It was his 85th career win at Wimbledon, which sees him surpass Jimmy Connors into second on the all-time list.

Roger Federer is now the only man who lies ahead of him, and he is still someway into the distance. The Swiss master has 105 wins at Wimbledon to his name, but it remains to be seen if he will add to that tally.

Djokovic did surpass Federer in another metric, though. He has reached his 32nd Grand Slam final, which is a new ATP outright record. Unsurprisingly, Federer (31) and Rafael Nadal (30) are the closest to him.

Cameron Norrie was no real match for Novak Djokovic in their Wimbledon semi. He won the first set, but it was really more a case of Djokovic losing it.

"Obviously it's always a goal to get to the championship match," Djokovic said after the match. "For me at least, every tournament I play on, particularly Grand Slams.

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"Of course, I'm very satisfied and pleased that I am putting myself in a position to win the trophy.

"Good match today. Didn't start off well as I did in most of my matches here in Wimbledon. Didn't feel so good at the beginning.

"A lot of mistakes. Just didn't find my rhythm. Nerves were kicking in for both of us. He handled them better and was a better player for a set and a half.

"One poor game from his side 4-3 second set, the match turned around. I think the momentum shifted. I started feeling better, serving better, just getting him to move around the court, making him work.

"Solid three sets after that. I know I always expect from myself that I can play better than I did. But I have to be pleased with this win."

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