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‘Age is just a number’: Novak Djokovic says he can thrive for years to come | Kevin Mitchell

Sunday’s Wimbledon triumph means Djokovic has 16 majors, just four behind Federer, and overhauling the Swiss is not a subject he is shying away fromAny reasonable analysis of the 2019 Wimbledon men’s singles final – as opposed to the fan letters that d…

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Djokovic has time on his side as he eyes Federer’s grand slam haul

Wimbledon champion says Swiss rival is an inspiration and he hopes that he will still be competing at the age of 37At the end of this seesawing and tempestous epic, which was not only the longest final in Wimbledon history but perhaps its most dramatic…

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Wimbledon day 13: Djokovic beats Federer to win fifth title – video highlights

The 2019 edition of Wimbledon ended in a fifth – and second successive – title for Novak Djokovic, with the 32-year old winning 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 against Roger Federer in a gruelling four hours and 57 minutes. The world No 3, competing in his 1…

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Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon epic to win fifth title – video report

Novak Djokovic again proved the toughest of nuts for Roger Federer to crack as he repelled everything the Swiss could throw at him to claim his fifth Wimbledon title in the first All England Club final to be decided by a tiebreaker on Sunday. The defen…

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Novak Djokovic says self-belief was the key to his Wimbledon title

• Serb retained crown against Roger Federer in five hours• Swiss believes he will ‘move on’ from painful lossNovak Djokovic called his Wimbledon final victory over Roger Federer “the most mentally demanding match of his career” after finding a way to o…

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Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in epic match to win fifth Wimbledon title

• Djokovic wins 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3)• Reaction as Federer denied a ninth title by SerbIn a final as memorable for its longevity and unfathomable swings of fortune as the quality of shot-making by two of the finest grass-court players o…

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Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer: Wimbledon men’s singles final – live!

Wimbledon men’s singles final latest from Centre CourtHalep stuns Williams to win first Wimbledon titleAnd email Jacob or tweet him with your thoughts 1.08am BST Quote of the tournament: “If. If. If. Doesn’t exist” – Rafael Nadal, 4 July 2019. The Span…

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A duel with no secrets but does Roger Federer have greater shock potential? | Kevin Mitchell

The two great champions know each other’s game inside out and the Swiss is going to have to find something extra to halt Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon finalThere are no secrets between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, nothing new to learn after 47 m…

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Federer and Nadal renew old rivalry and serve up a contest for the ages | Jacob Steinberg

Swiss justified the All England Club’s decision to make him No 2 seed as he came back from a limp second set against his old friend and rival to avenge 2008 final defeatTwo old friends played some tennis for a shade over three hours on a sunny Friday e…

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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach Wimbledon men’s final

• Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4• Federer to face Novak Djokovic in final on SundayIt was too much to expect a reprise of the 2008 Wimbledon classic from adversaries with a combined age of 70 but Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal …

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Wimbledon 2019: Djokovic v Bautista Agut, Nadal v Federer – live!

Game-by-game updates from the men’s semi-finals at SW19Federer needs a quick kill in entrancing duel with NadalEmail Katy here or tweet @KatyMurrells 1.02pm BST Ho hum. 1.00pm BST It’s one o’clock. No sign of Djokovic and Bautista Agut yet. Continue re…

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Roger Federer needs a quick kill in entrancing duel with Rafael Nadal | Kevin Mitchell

The 37-year-old’s knees may not be up to Rafael Nadal’s ploy of taking Friday’s Wimbledon semi-final to five gruelling setsRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal have not met at Wimbledon since 2008, when the Spaniard prevailed in a five-set final stretched ov…

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Roger Federer brings up Wimbledon century with Rafael Nadal next in line

• Four-set win over Kei Nishikori was his 100th at Wimbledon• Federer seeks 16th win over Nadal in 40 matches on FridayIf Roger Federer is to win Wimbledon for the ninth time he might have to reach deeper into his past than he did in beating Kei Nishik…

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Wimbledon 2019: Barty, Nadal, Gauff, Williams and more in action – live!

Updates from all the fourth-round action at SW19Over-30s dominate men’s last 16 at WimbledonThe reasons behind Coco Gauff’s stunning riseAnd you can email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 10.25am BST Hello. There’s Rafael Nadal against Joao Sousa, Roger …

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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remain on collision course at Wimbledon

• Federer beats Lucas Pouille 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in third round• Nadal thrashes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2It is now 11 long years since Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer (right) faced each other across the net at Wimbledon, mano a mano, in a 2008 fin…

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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remain on collision course at Wimbledon

• Federer beats Lucas Pouille 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in third round• Nadal thrashes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2It is now 11 long years since Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer (right) faced each other across the net at Wimbledon, mano a mano, in a 2008 fin…

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Wimbledon 2019: Kvitova, Federer, Nadal and Serena Williams in action – live!

Updates from Saturday’s third-round action at SW19Gauff keeps Wimbledon dream alive with comebackGet in touch! Email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 12.00pm BST Kei Nishikori might have a weak serve, but the boy can return. The eighth seed was down an e…

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Big hitters: the most noteworthy Wimbledon court style – in pictures

From Lili de Alvarez’s groundbreaking culottes to Arthur Ashe’s short-shorts and Serena Williams’ Swarovski ‘broosh’, the grass courts of south-west London have seen their fair share of fashion moments Continue reading…

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Big hitters: the most noteworthy Wimbledon court style – in pictures

From Lili de Alvarez’s groundbreaking culottes to Arthur Ashe’s short-shorts and Serena Williams’ Swarovski ‘broosh’, the grass courts of south-west London have seen their fair share of fashion moments Continue reading…

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Roger Federer teaches jittery Jay Clarke a lesson in Wimbledon etiquette

• Federer outclasses Briton 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in second round• Kei Nishikori storms past Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4, 6-0Ever the gentleman, Roger Federer resisted the chance to put on an exhibition at the expense of his flustered young opponent. The elder…