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Wimbledon 2019 : In An Epic Longest Ever Final, Novak Djokovic Wins A Thriller Against Roger Federer

Picture : Twitter / Wimbledon
Picture : Twitter / Wimbledon

In a titanic clash for supremacy defending champion Serbia’s Novak Djokovic claimed his fifth Wimbledon title  beating eight-time champion Roger Federer 7-6 (7/5), 1-6, 7-6 (7/4), 4-6, 13-12 (7/3) in the longest ever final and settled by an historic tie-break.

Earlier , Federer  aiming for his ninth Wimbledon title  beat his another  great  rival Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the semis  7- 6, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final and set- up a clash with Djokovic.

The 32-year-old Serbian saved two match points as he took his Grand Slam tally to 16, four off Federer’s overall record.

Djokovic’s victory extends to 11 successive Grand Slams won by the big three, himself, Federer and Rafael Nadal.

At 4 hours and 57 minutes it was the longest final at Wimbledon.

Stan Wawrinka was the last player outside the trio to win a Grand Slam, the 2016 US Open beating Djokovic.

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