After an epic four hours 47 minute match on grass, two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal triumphed over Juan Martin del Potro to qualify for the All England Club semi-finals on Wednesday.
The Spaniard reaching his first Wimbledon semi-finals since 2011 defeated the Argentine 7-5 6-7 4-6 6-4 6-4.
Nadal kept a high level in the entire set, serving at 75% and losing only eight points on serve, avoiding deuces or tie-breaks to keep the pressure on Delpo.
Del Porto saved two break points in game eight but he fell short just before the tie break
, allowing Nadal to convert a break point in game 12 for a 7-5.
Nadal saved three break points in game eight to stay in front and he sealed the deal with a hold in game 10.
The duo are meeting for the was 16th time and the second time in a month, as they both battled at Roland Garros semi-finals.
Nadal will face Novak Djokovic in the semi-final on Friday.