Preview, Wimbledon 2014: Roger Federer Faces Novak Djokovic in Title Clash

Veterans Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic had to battle their way past challenges from younger opponents to set up a title clash in Wimbledon 2014.

updated: July 06, 2014 10:53 IST
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Novak Djokovic (L) and Roger Federer will face each other for the WImbledon 2014 crown.


London: Roger Federer can become the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open Era on Sunday when he targets a record eighth All England Club title in his 35th career meeting with Novak Djokovic.

Federer, 32, won the first of his 17 majors at Wimbledon in 2003 and the most recent in 2012 but his failure to return to a Grand Slam final since has had his critics penning his career obituary. (Also read: It's Edberg vs Becker again in epic coach's battle)

However, in a remarkable turnaround, Federer will become the oldest Wimbledon winner if he prevails, beating the previous Open Era mark of 31-year-old Arthur Ashe in 1975.

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