The absence of a below 30 participant and the consistent domination of the Big Three, in the slams, are troubling signs for the sport.
Bautista Agut will play his first ever Grand Slam semifinal, and Federer will face Nadal in the 40th edition of their rivalry.
Does Bautista Agut stand a chance against one of the Big Three?
Djokovic is in ominous form and decimated David Goffin 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 in the semifinals. He enjoys a 7-3 record, but lost the last two, in 2019, against Agut.
The 21 seed, Goffin, was the highest that Djokovic has faced, so far. Djokovic is yet to be tested, whereas, Bautista Agut has played higher seeds and is, therefore, match tough.
Conclusion: Bautista Agut is playing well and may snatch a set, at best. Novak Djokovic will get the opportunity to defend his title on Sunday.
Can Rafael Nadal take down Federer on the grass?
Nadal enjoys a 24-15 record against Roger, and won the last one between them. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played in the 2008 Wimbledon final, which Nadal won in 5.
Will Roger avenge the recent loss, at the French Open, to Nadal?
Roger Federer is 6-1, since 2015, against Nadal and his only loss, to Nadal, has come on the clay. He is playing his usual all-court and aggressive brand of tennis, and drawing first blood with the 1-2 punch.
Federer dazzled and even went walkabout during the previous rounds. He, however, cannot afford to drop his level and focus against Nadal. To win, Roger will need to play at an exceptionally high level for three out of five sets. If Roger’s backhand holds and he continues to serve well then, we believe, he stands a good chance at dismantling Rafa.
Conclusion: Roger Federer over Rafael Nadal in 5 sets.
The Big Three, together, have claimed 53 of the 63 slams played over the last 16 years and, we believe, one of them will claim the Wimbledon title to extend that record, to 54 of 64 slams, on Sunday!