Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles final
Grigor Dimitrov's victory over Roger Federer in the US open quarterfinal clash with a 0-7 record against 19-time major champion had surprised many, maybe himself as well, as nothing indicated something like that could have happened.
Serbian player had managed to win after all and to secure his third-round match on Friday against either American Denis Kudla or Serbian Dusan Lajovic.
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer made history Sunday by playing the first-ever fifth-set tiebreak at 12-all in the Wimbledon final, writes Forbes.
In the longest Wimbledon men's final in history, Djokovic captured his fifth Wimbledon title, his second straight and his 16th Grand Slam crown when Federer shanked a forehand on match point after nearly five hours.
Djokovic triumphed over Roger Federer after a thrilling five set spectacle, after five-hour long struggle - 7:6(5), 1:6, 7:6(4), 4:6, 13:12(3).
The world number one has won 16 Grand Slams, fifth Wimbledon trophy, after he won Wimbledon title in 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2018.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will fight for his fifth title in London, in his sixth Wimbledon final.
The defending champion hadn't show brilliant performance against the persistent Spaniard, playing rather poor at the moments, but in the end, he managed to break No. 22 seed Bautista Agut.
With this win he became the owner of all nine tournament titles in the ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Novak is the first player in history to complete career "Golden Masters", a success no player managed to achieve since the current system was established by ATP in 1990.
In the Cincinnati grand final Djokovic beat Federer in two sets 6-4, 6-4.
Two years after his last Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic is a major champion once again, sweeping Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Sunday to win his fourth Wimbledon championship.
Both players were coming off grueling five-set semifinals, but this matchup was a tidy affair, with No. 12 Djokovic wrapping up the title in just over 2 hours, 15 minutes.