Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 08:19:05 am
Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon Tennis finals
July 15, 2019

In Wimbledon Tennis, Serbian Novak Djokovic won his fifth Wimbledon title last night as he defeated Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 in a match that lasted for more than four hours.

The match had to be decided in the fifth set, as both Federer and Djokovic won two sets each in the longest ever final to be played so far.

This was the 48th meeting between Federer and Djokovic on the court and the 16th meeting in a Grand Slam.Before this match, Federer and Djokovic had faced each other three times in Wimbledon. 

The Serbian held the edge over Federer as he defeated him two times in Wimbledon final in 2014 and in 2015. Federer managed to defeat Djokovic in the 2012 semi-final.Stan Wawrinka was the last player outside the trio to win a Grand Slam, the 2016 US Open beating Djokovic.

The last player to win a Grand Slam aged under 30 was Andy Murray, who won the 2016 Wimbledon title aged 29.