Here are top 5 best moments in men’s singles history at Wimbledon
Wimbledon is oldest among the four grand slams and considered to be the most important one. Matches here are played on grass courts which make it difficult for players to play, as it speeds up the tennis ball.
There are some memorable moments from the slam, from super long matches to outstanding player achievements.
Best Moments At Wimbledon
1. 2019 – Longest men’s final match
Match was played between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in 2019. They both managed to create the longest final in Wimbledon history. Match gone to 4 hours and fifty-seven minutes and Novak Djokovic claims the victory.
2. 2017 – Federer makes Wimbledon history
Roger Federer holds the title of the most Wimbledon Championships with an impressive eight titles. After his first win in 2003, Federer also managed to win the next four years straight. In the 2017 final he defeated Marin Cilic in one hour and forty-one minutes and became the first player in history to win eight gentlemen’s singles trophies at Wimbledon.
3. 2013 – The end of 77 years long wait by Andy Murray
There are very few UK players to win the Wimbledon title and last was Fred Perry in 1936. Then in 2013 when Andy Murray won Wimbledon title against Novak Djokovic after 77 years, he gave English fans something to celebrate.
4. 2008 – Nadal ending Federer’s Wimbledon streak
By 2008 Federer was in his sixth consecutive Wimbledon final but against him was also one of the best of that time Rafael Nadal. He had returned to the Wimbledon courts in 2008, well prepared, and in the best form of his life.
During the final match, which took 4 hours 48 minutes, Nadal outlasted the five-time champion 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, and 9-7 to emerge victorious. While it marked the end of Federer’s Wimbledon win streak for a while, it also marked Nadal’s first Wimbledon title.
5. 1985 – Youngest Wimbledon champion
In 1985 Boris Becker became youngest player to won Wimbledon title. He defeated Kevin Curren in the men’s singles finals which made it his first career Grand Slam title as well as his first Wimbledon title.
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