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Wimbledon

Djokovic outlasts resolve of Federer, wins 2nd Wimbledon title



For a while, it looked like nothing was going to get in the way of Roger Federer's record-breaking 8th Wimbledon Championship win, not even a 3-game lead in the 4th set at championship point for Novak Djokovic.

It wasn't to be for Federer.  Going for his record-extending 18th Grand Slam title, Federer couldn't overcome some late match mistakes in the final set, as Djokovic defeated Federer in 5 sets 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, and 6-4.

The win at Wimbledon gives Djokovic his 2nd Wimbledon title and his 7th career Grand Slam title, retaining his #1 ranking in the ATP. 

Down 5-2 in the 4th set, it looked like the run for Federer was over, but Roger battled back.  Down 5-4, Federer faced match point for Djokovic and aced a serve to tie the set at 5.  Federer took the next two games to force a 5th set. 

Federer's serve had been broken just once all tournament, but Djokovic was able to break the serve of Federer 4 times on Sunday.  Ultimately, Djokovic's ability to take advantage of Federer's mistakes was what led him to the title. 

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07/06/2014 1:58PM
Djokovic outlasts resolve of Federer, wins 2nd Wimbledon title
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07/06/2014 2:53PM
I Could Not Possibly Care Less
When it is the same 4 or 5 players constantly competing in the tennis majors year after year I have to say, I do not care who wins. There must be something wrong with me, people put down the world cup games in soccer, but I would much more want to watch that instead of professional tennis.
07/06/2014 7:55PM
Tennis???
Who cares besides Schopp?
07/07/2014 8:27AM
This must be put on here by Error
This is a Bills and Sabres site. Not a tennis site. Tennis don't belong on here. Get it off here! I think I wrote this before, but it was for another error on here regarding soccer.
07/07/2014 8:35AM
AM Show this morning
BORING. Had to tune out.
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