WIMBLEDON, England — Novak Djokovic grew to become the primary man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after dealing with match factors within the last, coming again to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday.
By barely rising to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (Four), Four-6, 13-12 (Three) after practically 5 tight, tense and terrific hours, Djokovic claimed his fifth championship on the All England Membership and second in a row.
This triumph additionally earned Djokovic his 16th Grand Slam trophy, shifting him nearer to the one males forward of him in tennis historical past: Federer with 20, and Rafael Nadal with 18.
Federer has dominated grass courts for the reason that early 2000s; he has received Wimbledon eight occasions relationship to 2003, and this was his document 12th look within the title match. However Djokovic is now Three-Zero towards Federer in finals on the place and Four-Zero towards him in five-setters.
This one was in contrast to some other, although.