Historic Wimbledon final: Djokovic defends title


They refused to lose. In the Wimbledon men’s final, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer deliver a legendary tennis match. At the end of a new regime must ensure the decision.

Because you can lose the Overview: In the fifth and deciding set, the referee claimed that it was 11:9 would be. In fact, it was 11:10. The viewers were able to laugh about it. The two finalists, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, had to this time, no strength at all. You already had over four hours of Tennis at the highest level behind.

The first set of the world had decided the rank list first Djokovic in the Tiebreak for themselves. The second of the eight-time Wimbledon winner Federer won very confidently. Once again, the Serb in the third round in the decision points had to and won. Then Federer struck back in turn, and compensated for in rates. So had to fall to the 7:6 (7:5), 1:6, 7:6 (7:4) and 4:6 (from the point of view of Djokovic), the decision in the fifth and final set.

Longest final of the Wimbledon history

In October of last year, the organizers of the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, had announced that in future Marathon Matches to avoid. In the fifth and deciding set is played, therefore, when the score was 12:12 a Tiebreak. Wimbledon is the US Open, the second of the four Grand Slam tournaments (Paris, Melbourne), who introduces this scheme.

“It’s a bit strange to win in the Tiebreak,” said Djokovic after the 13:12 (7:3) in the fifth set during the winner Interview. Ultimately, the Match was in spite of the new regime, the longest Wimbledon final in the history of All Lawn Championships, held since 1877. Only after four hours and 57 minutes, the duel ended with a backhand error from Federer to the end.

Four hours and 57 minutes until the proceeds of the match ball: Novak Djokovic ends

Fifth Wimbledon victory for Djokovic

Already in 2014, and 2015, had been Federer and Djokovic in the Wimbledon final, even there both times had triumphed Djokovic. “It was a great Match. It has everything to offer. We have provided large Tennis. Congratulations to Novak, that was crazy,” said Federer (photo at left) recognizing: “It will take a while to overcome that.”

So Federer (for now) is almost 38 years old and the oldest Wimbledon winner and draws according to the number of Wins with Martina Navratilova equal to nine times on the “Holy grass” triumphed. This is the list for the fifth Time after 2011, 2014,2015 and 2018, the Name Novak Djokovic in the victory and the trophy engraved.

The reason for its 16. Grand-Slam victory was his Tie-Break quality. When it was tight, kept Djokovic, the nerve, made the important points. So it was in the first sentence, so it was in the third set, so it was in the fifth set – the new regulations, thank.