List of Wimbledon men’s singles champions

List of men’s singles champions at Wimbledon: 2019 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Roger Federer (Switzerland) 7-6(5) 1-6 7-6(4) 4-6 13-12(3) 2018 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-2 6-2 7-6(3) 2017 Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Marin Cilic (Croatia) 6-3 6-1 6-4 2016 Andy Murray (Britain) beat Milos Raonic (Canada) 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(2) 2015 Djokovic […]

Strycova and Hsieh win Wimbledon women’s doubles title

CZECH Barbora Strycova completed a memorable Wimbledon as she partnered Hsieh Su-wei to the women’s doubles title on Sunday (14), beating Canada-China duo Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan 6-2 6-4. After the spine-tingling drama of the earlier men’s singles final the longest in the tournament’s history — Strycova and her Taiwanese partner finally got on court […]

Djokovic will not ease up in quest to be greatest: Becker

NOVAK DJOKOVIC has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday (15), will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has said. World number one Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer to claim […]

Roger Federer does everything right but falls short on match points

HOW did Roger Federer end up losing the 2019 Wimbledon final? It was a question that was being asked over and over again at the All England Club on Sunday (14) after the crowd favourite did almost everything better than Novak Djokovic – except convert the two match points he earned deep into the fifth […]

Mind tricks help Djokovic to win Wimbledon crown

“WHEN the crowd is chanting ‘Roger’ I hear ‘Novak’,” freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Sunday (14). A fairly implausible claim, perhaps, but the comment hinted at the phenomenal feats of mental strength and focus the Serb deployed in beating Roger Federer in the longest singles final in the tournament’s 133-year […]

Djokovic beats Federer to win fifth Wimbledon crown  

NOVAK DJOKOVIC again proved the toughest nut for Roger Federer to crack, repelling all the Swiss threw at him in an epic duel to win a fifth Wimbledon crown in the longest singles final in the tournament’s 133-year history on Sunday (14). The indefatigable 32-year-old withstood almost five hours of Federer brilliance, dredging his tank […]

Frustration for Nadal as Wimbledon mission falls short

REWARDING as it was for Rafael Nadal to become the only player to win the same Grand Slam 12 times by chalking up his dozen at last month’s French Open, the Spaniard arrived at Wimbledon this year like a man on a mission. In the end, however, it became mission impossible as he lost to […]

Djokovic charges into Wimbledon final

TOP seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic held off a spirited challenge from Spanish outsider Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday (12) to triumph in four sets and advance to a mouthwatering Wimbledon final against Roger Federer. Remarkably the Serb’s 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-2 success was the 12th victory in his last 13 Grand Slam semi-finals and […]

Federer holds off Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

EVEN for the two players vying for the title of GOAT (Greatest of All Time), it was perhaps greedy to expect them to produce a blockbuster to compare with their previous duel at Wimbledon. They are human after all. No one was complaining though as Swiss great Roger Federer produced a vintage display to beat […]

Best quotes and fact from the 11th day at Wimbledon

A SELECTION of some of the best quotes and facts from the 11th day at Wimbledon: QUOTES “It’s really not about 24, 23 or 25. It’s about going out there and giving my best no matter what. No matter what I do, I will always have a great career. “I just kind of let it go […]

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