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Brad Gilbert, Tennis, Roger Federer discussed on WGR Programming


Rules changed for this year and then a fifth set tiebreaker ESPN analyst Brad Gilbert was there I just witnessed one of the most epic tennis matches I've ever seen the first grand slam final fifth set tiebreaker we hadn't had one alternate long and Novak Djokovic chipper fails beating Roger Federer thirteen twelve in the fifth it's the first time a player has saved match point in a grand slam final since Gaston Gaudio did it in the two thousand and four French Open final the first three sets of some house no complete that joke of its finds himself up two sets to one and he did not have a break point federal lifted his game in the four set to take it into a fifth set Djokovic with that early break in the fifth set it looked like he was going to sprint to the finish line and Roger just dug down deep he put himself in the position to win this match at two match points at eight seven in the fifth and that's were Novak Djokovic dug deep came up with a couple of amazing shots silenced the crowd and goes on to I believe his greatest victory of his career and he is now the fourth player in the open era to win the Wimbledon title at least five times he is now four slams away from the great Roger Federer and two away from Rafael Nadal I think this win will lift him now to becoming the all time slam leader you must tip your cap to the great Roger Federer that fifth set lasted two hours and two minutes he had to play Nadal in the semis he had a play Djokovic in the final and he looked fresh as a daisy but in the end.

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