As expected of the grave, the match between the two big names in the tennis village takes place on the ground of Wimbledon grass is very attractive and dramatic. In the two battles against Federer at the Wimbledon finals in 2014 and 2015, Djokovic was the one who raised the trophy.
In the first set of this third final, both players make good use of their serve opportunities even though Federer has a chance to break but cannot take advantage, forcing two players to step into the tie break series and Nole is the winner.
However, the No. 1 player in the world suddenly played a decline in set 2 when soon lost the break and lost miserably Swiss player 6-1.
The first set scenario was repeated in the third set when “Express Train” did not give the opponent a chance to break the game for the first time, but Djokovic still won thanks to a stronger strike in the tie-break series.
In the fourth set, Federer maintained stability with a lot of ball-to-score goals and scored effectively. Meanwhile, Djokovic makes mistakes at important times and twice for the opponent to break all because of the bad shots. The world number one player only reclaimed a break but could not overturn the situation and lose 4-6.
In the context of a lot of physical decline, the two players must step into the fifth set to determine the championship. The two sides were constantly in a fierce struggle with each score and the scenario repeated when Djokovic won 7-3 in the series of “fateful” when the score was 12-12.
Wimbledon finals 2019 became the first match in this prestigious tournament history with the tie-break series in the set of 5.
Unfortunately for the veteran Federer when this game played very well despite being at the age of 38 with a series of efficient net-ups, the rate of serving the ball directly exceeded that of the opponent and sometimes advanced very close to victory. with two chances to win the championship in the serve game, but did not take advantage of it. Failure in the third Wimbledon final with great rivals Djokovic made the dream of winning the 21st Grand Slam of “Express Train” not yet realized.
For Djokovic, this 16th Grand Slam title helped the 32-year-old equal the record with Sweden’s Björn Borg (5) to win Wimbledon, two titles behind Pete Sampras (USA). At the same time, he became the first person since 1968 to successfully defend the Wimbledon championship when he was in his thirties.