How the most mag­nif­i­cent fi­nal in Wimbledon his­tory was won

The Daily Telegraph - Sport - - Wimbledon - By Char­lie Ec­cle­share

Djokovic the ul­ti­mate fighter

Is there a greater com­peti­tor in sport than No­vak Djokovic? For the third time in his ca­reer he saved match points to go on and beat Roger Fed­erer in a grand-slam match. Fac­ing two cham­pi­onship points on the Fed­erer serve, Djokovic con­tin­ued to be­lieve and with a strong re­turn and then a whipped fore­hand pass­ing shot, kept him­self alive. He then main­tained his com­po­sure to pinch the break, and fend off break points when serv­ing at 11-11 – know­ing that one false move would surely be pun­ished.

Few would ar­gue that Djokovic is the tough­est and most re­silient char­ac­ter in ten­nis his­tory.

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