Federer, the defending champion, has been his usual dominant self. Should Djokovic, Nadal and Federer win, it would be the first time all three played in a semifinal since the 2012 French Open. "When you watch Federer, it's like the best thing on television".
"It was quite a odd feeling for me not to be able to deliver my game that I know I possess, that I know I've been delivering for so many years", Djokovic said ahead of Wednesday's quarter-finals.
Federer took his tally of consecutive sets won on London's hallowed lawns to 32 with a 6-0 7-5 6-4 dispatch of unsafe French left-hander Adrian Mannarino.
It was all started when leading 2-0 in the first set, Mannarino's default serve was defended by Federer in an nearly "cricket" style.
"Dream final is still alive", read the Telegraph's back page on Tuesday, highlighting how Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are two victories away from a final showdown, 10 years on from their epic encounter at SW19.
Elsewhere in fourth round action, Dominika Cibulkova launched a scathing attack on Wimbledon's officials after a line call controversy marred her 6-4, 6-1 win against Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei.
Former leader of Japanese doomsday cult hanged over 1995 sarin gas attack
He pleaded not guilty and never testified, but muttered and made incoherent remarks in court during the eight years of his trial. In 2016, police in Russian Federation conducted a number of raids on suspected cult members in Moscow and St Petersburg.
But the 20-time Grand Slam champion has been pushed down to Court 1 after Novak Djokovic requested to play on Centre.
The eight-time champion lost just five points in a 16-minute first set but faced break points for the first time in this year's tournament, saving all four. But from what I've seen from him in the last couple of days, he looks like he's playing really, really well.
Camila Giorgi of Italy leads seven-time champion Williams 6-3 on Centre Court in the quarterfinals.
Federer said afterward that he never got ahead of himself despite winning the first set 6-0. It forced him to work a bit harder to break serve and create opportunities to close the match with an efficiency that should serve him well in future rounds.
The Argentine is one of the most popular players among tennis fans, not least because he has had to overcome serious wrist injuries which left him contemplating ending his career.
The highest remaining seeded player in the women's draw - No. 11 Angelique Kerber - faces Daria Kasatkina, who plays in her first Wimbledon quarterfinal.
The fifth seed lost to Nadal in the Paris semi-finals last month, however.