The match lasted 4 hours 37 minutes – the third longest major match in their extraordinary rivalry. Nadal led *6:5 (30/15) in the 4th set, and trailed *2:4 in the 5th. The crucial moment came in the next game when at *4:3 (deuce) Djokovic finished an intense rally with an overhead, but touched the net with his body & lost the point… Prior to that match, Djokovic had a 8-0 record in five-setters when they reached ‘5-all’ in the deciding set (Monfils, Baghdatis, Stepanek, Federer 2x, Murray, Nadal & Wawrinka). My description of the semifinal
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