Djokovic Defeats Federer for Wimbledon Title

The 2014 Wimbledon title is the seventh Grand Slam men's singles title in Novak Djokovic's career, tying John McEnroe and Mats Wilander in eighth place on the career list.

updated: July 07, 2014 09:03 IST
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Novak Djokovic With Wimbledon Crown
Novak Djokovic along with the 2014 Wimbledon trophy.


Wimbledon, England: Novak Djokovic stood holding the surprisingly heavy winner's trophy, the silver, two-handled urn presented to the man who wins the Wimbledon singles title. Underneath his fingers, Roger Federer's name had been etched as many times as anyone else's. (Also read: No storybook finish, but hope for more chapters)

"The All England Lawn Tennis Club Single Handed Championship of the World," the inscription on the cup reads. (Also read: Thank you Roger for letting me win, says Djokovic)

But Djokovic's name was soon etched on it, too, for a second time, following a topsy-turvy five-set championship that Djokovic had in hand, then let slip, then clutched again.

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