Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and seventh career major with a 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer Sunday, shattering the Swiss star`s dream of a record eighth triumph in an epic struggle.
Novak Djokovic moved a step closer to his second Wimbledon title as the top seed booked his third appearance in the final with a gritty 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (9/7) victory over Grigor Dimitrov on Friday.
Roger Federer avoided joining Wimbledon`s growing list of Centre Court casualties as the Swiss star hit back to reach the semi-finals with a 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-4 victory over compatriot Stan Wawrinka on Wednesday.
Wimbledon has called time on one of the tournament`s riskier rituals by installing a safety gate to stop champions from climbing over the Centre Court commentary boxes to celebrate with their nearest and dearest.
Rafael Nadal defeated Kazakhstan`s Mikhail Kukushkin 6-7 (4/7), 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 to reach the Wimbledon last 16 Saturday, shining beneath the Centre Court roof while torrential rain swept away action on outside courts.
Sachin Tendulkar today took some time off to enjoy an afternoon at the Wimbledon watching Rafael Nadal in action. Tendulkar was seated in the Royal Box of the Centre Court where he watched the match between Rafael Nadal and Mikhail Kukushkin.
Top seed Novak Djokovic survived a shoulder injury scare to reach the Wimbledon fourth round on Friday with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 win over France`s Gilles Simon, his seventh successive victory over the Frenchman.
On day one of Wimbledon 2014, both the finalists of last editions Men`s singles event, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, crossed the first hurdle to enter the second round of Wimbledon. In the first singles match, played at Centre Court, the defending champion Murray crushed Belgium`s David Goffin in straight sets.
The United States Tennis Association is planning to build a state-of-the-art retractable roof over the Arthur Ashe Stadium, keeping in view years of rained-out US Open finals, which would span five times further than the roof at Wimbledon`s Centre Court .