Novak Djokovic beats Federer in 5 sets and wins Wimbledon Title for 2nd time!


Novak Djokovic won Wimbledon final vs Roger Federer 6-7(7), 6-4, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4 on Sunday.

The opening set went into a tie-breaker. Federer moved to a 3-0 lead. Novak maintained his composure to win five of the next six points. He had two set points, but Roger withstood both and went on to win a 52-minute set 9-7.

Djokovic earned two break points in the first game of the second set. He could not convert them, but capitalised on his chance in the third game and held to go 3-1 up.

Nole took the third set by winning a tie-breaker 7-4.

Nole was leading 5-2 in the fourth set. He was serving for the match at 5-3, Roger fended off a break/match point in the next game, broke once again and served it out 7-5 to force a decider.

Novak managed to regroup and recover from the loss of the fourth set. He made a crucial break in the 10th game to in his 7th GS.

“I want to congratulate Roger. It was a great match to be a part of, he is a magnificent champion and a great example of a great athlete and a role model,“ Novak said during the presentation ceremony. “He has 17 Grand Slams because at important times he comes up with those shots. After losing the fourth set it wasn’t easy to go on and win the fifth set, I don’t know how I did it. This is the best tournament in the world and the one I always wanted to win, so to be able to compete at such a high level I am so grateful.”

source: novakdjokovic.com
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