[Yahoo] Federer, Nadal to meet in French semis (AP)

Rusty Backhand
05-31-2005, 09:16 PM
Imperious and nearly impervious, Roger Federer plays the beautiful game. Muscular and macho, Rafael Nadal is, like the uncle who inspired him, ``The Beast.'' Federer is the top player, Nadal the hottest, and their straight-sets victories on a cool, overcast afternoon at the French Open on Tuesday set up a semifinal collision that they, and virtually everyone else, knew was coming.