Djokovic Beats Federer In Wimbledon Final

Defending champion Novak Djokovic saw off seven-time champion Roger Federer in four sets to win his third Wimbledon and ninth Grand Slam title.

The Serb, 28, won 7-6 (7-1), 6-7 (10-12), 6-4 and 6-3 to overtake the likes of Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi and Ivan Lendl in the all-time list of major winners.

Federer, 33, had hoped to become the first man to win Wimbledon eight times.

The Swiss won a thrilling second set tie-break but Djokovic came through to win in two hours and 56 minutes.

“I have to say it’s a big challenge playing against Roger”, he said. “A lot of players of my generation have looked up to him and followed his lead”.


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