Sport: Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match - PressFrom - Australia
  •   
  •   

SportNovak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match

00:35  15 july  2019
00:35  15 july  2019 Source:   nydailynews.com

Djokovic eases through Hurkacz test after second-set scare

Djokovic eases through Hurkacz test after second-set scare Hubert Hurkacz battled hard with Novak Djokovic across two gripping sets on No. 1 Court, but Wimbledon's top seed eased away thereafter.

Novak Djokovic has won his fifth men’s singles title at Wimbledon after beating Roger Federer in five epic sets.

It took four hours , 57 minutes of tension-filled tennis, but Novak Djokovic is now the 2019 Wimbledon men's singles champion after defeating Roger Federer But, after the match went all the way to a tie-breaker after five gripping sets, it was Djokovic who prevailed to claim the title 7-6 (7- 5 ) 1-6 7-6 (7-4)

Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic has done it again.

Djokovic defeated Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 12-12 (7-3) to win his fifth Wimbledon title Sunday at the All England Club.

The grueling five-set, 5-hour match, which ended after a tie-break was the 48th time in their careers the two had played.

Djokovic says Tomic's £45,000 Wimbledon penalty 'unfair'

Djokovic says Tomic's £45,000 Wimbledon penalty 'unfair' Novak Djokovic blasted the decision to strip Bernard Tomic of his entire £45,000 ($56,000) Wimbledon prize money as "unfair." 

Image. Novak Djokovic wins the first set of the Wimbledon men’s singles final against Roger Federer.CreditBen Curtis/Associated Press. [You can watch the match on ESPN. You can follow the live scoring here.]. Here's what's happening: Djokovic rallies to win the tiebreaker, 7- 5 .

Novak Djokovic won through to his sixth Wimbledon final and will chase a fifth title on Sunday after grinding out victory against Roberto Bautista Agut. The 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-2 success for Serbian top seed Djokovic was not always pretty, and his frustration boiled over several times.

Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match © Reuters Serbia's Novak Djokovic bows his head before receiving the trophy from Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge The 32-year-old Serbian was thought to be the early favorite, being the defending Wimbledon champion.

He hasn’t, however, been the most popular among fans, as proved by the crowds that cheered his mistakes and jeered his serves, having to be silenced by the chair umpire many times throughout.

Switzerland’s 37-year-old Federer, on the other hand, has proved his age only just factors into his performance as he continues to win Grand Slams every chance he gets.

Though his precision this time around, even on shots he usually would have made easily, was not what it used to be.

Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match © Reuters Duchess of Cambridge presents Serbia's Novak Djokovic with the trophy after he wins the final against Switzerland's Roger Federer The match started off as grueling as one would expect a battle between two of the men’s Big Three would be. Djokovic even seemingly prefaced it by posting a video to his Instagram stories and Twitter page Saturday of him walking through a field of tall grass like Maximus walked through the wheat field in the movie Gladiator.

Djokovic into a ninth Wimbledon semi-final

Djokovic into a ninth Wimbledon semi-final World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic has powered past David Goffin in straight sets to reach his ninth Wimbledon semi-final.

Novak Djokovic won through to his sixth Wimbledon final and will chase a fifth title Sunday after grinding out a semifinal victory Friday against Roberto Bautista Agut. The 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory for the top seed was not always pretty, and his frustration boiled over several times.

Novak Djokovic overcomes Roger Federer in longest men's final ever by winning fifth set tie break to capture FIFTH Wimbledon crown. Novak Djokovic managed to win the first set after going to a tie break against Roger Federer on Sunday. But Federer roared back and won the second set 6-1, with

The first set lasted nearly an hour, alone, and ended after a gritty tie-break, but the second would easily go to Federer.

In the third set, when Federer looked as if he’d claim a one-set lead, Djokovic pushed back to tie the set and force it into another tie break, which he would win as well.

The fourth set was a struggle for both, at one point going on a 35-shot rally (the longest of the match), which Federer won.

Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match © Reuters Duchess of Cambridge presents Switzerland's Roger Federer with the runner up trophy The fifth set was the real challenge for both, especially with the shadows creeping in on Centre Court.

Both fought for each point like it was their last and managed to tie the set to a ridiculous 8-8 around the four-hour mark.

At 12-11, the stress of the match started catching up with Djokovic who even swatted at the microphone cover by the chair ump and received a warning for unsportsmanlike conduct.

'All the hard work is done' - Roger Federer steeled for Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic

'All the hard work is done' - Roger Federer steeled for Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic As Roger Federer prepares to take on Novak Djokovic in today's Wimbledon final, he knows there is little he can do now to improve his chances of winning a 21st Grand Slam title -- all the work has been done. 

Novak Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer in five tight sets to win his second title at Wimbledon . Djokovic stopped a three- match losing streak in major finals. He celebrated by kneeling down to kiss the Well, here are the stats through four sets more than three hours of play: STATS: After 3 hours

Novak Djokovic won through to his sixth Wimbledon final and will chase a fifth title Sunday after grinding out a semifinal victory Friday against Roberto Bautista Agut. The 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory for the top seed was not always pretty, and his frustration boiled over several times.

After 12-12, the set went into a game-deciding tie-break.

Pictures: Best pictures from Wimbledon 2019

Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match
Novak Djokovic successfully defends title, wins Wimbledon in 5-hour match

Tennis legend's stinging critique of Federer.
Roger Federer's standing within the game usually spares him from criticism, but not this time.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 11
This is interesting!