Rafael Nadal fights back to reach Wimbledon's semifinals in his pursuit of a 23rd grand slam victory.

Rafael Nadal overcomes an abdominal injury to advance to the Wimbledon semifinals and maintain his Grand Slam hopes.

Rafael Nadal appeared to be contemplating retirement during the quarterfinal against American Taylor Fritz.

In five sets over four hours and 20 minutes, the 36-year-old Spaniard defeated Fritz to go to the Wimbledon semifinals.

After winning the Australian Open and the French Open this year, Nadal has won 19 consecutive major matches.

In five-set matches, Nadal improved to 4-0 in 2022.

Two more matches are needed for Nadal to capture his 23rd major championship and third Wimbledon crown.

His two main competitors, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, are tied at 20.

Nadal will play in the semifinal against Kyrgios on Centre Court on Friday.