| GEO Sports|
| Federer to meet Nadal in Wimbledon final|
| Updated at: 1010 PST, Saturday, July 05, 2008|
WIMBLEDON: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet in their third consecutive Wimbledon final after cruising to semifinal victories in straight sets Friday.
Federer outplayed Marat Safin 6-3, 7-6 (3), 6-4 with a nearly flawless performance, leaving him one win from his sixth consecutive Wimbledon title and 13th Grand Slam championship.
It was his 65thstraight win on grass and 40th in a row at the All England Club.
Nadal followed with a 6-1, 7-6 (3) 6-4 win over Rainer Schuettler, setting up a sixth Grand Slam final against Federer as he pursues his bid of becoming the first man to win the French Open and Wimbledon in the same year since Bjorn Borg in 1980.