Federer reaches sixth straight Wimbledon final

Swiss world tennis number one Roger Federer has secured his place in this year's Wimbledon final.

This content was published on July 4, 2008 minutes

Federer beat Russia's Marat Safin 6-3, 7-6, 6-4 in the 102-minute semifinal at the All England Club on Friday.

The defending champion is trying to become the first man since 1886 to win Wimbledon six years in a row.

Federer has not dropped a set at this year's tournament and has had a grass-court winning streak of 65 matches, and a Wimbledon winning streak of 40.

He will face either Rafael Nadal or Rainer Schuettler in Sunday's final.

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