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Tennis: Djokovic shatters Federer dream to win third Wimbledon

AFP , Sunday 12 Jul 2015
Novak Djokovic of Serbia
Novak Djokovic of Serbia watches the ball during the men's singles final against Roger Federer of Switzerland at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Sunday July 12, 2015 (AP)
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Defending champion Novak Djokovic won a third Wimbledon title and a ninth Grand Slam crown on Sunday, shattering Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth All England Club triumph.

World number one Djokovic won 7-6 (7/1), 6-7 (10/12), 6-4, 6-3 adding the Wimbledon title to the Australian Open he captured in January.

For 33-year-old Federer, it was a bitter end to his bid to become the oldest Wimbledon champion of the Open Era.

The 17-time major winner has now gone three years since his last Grand Slam triumph.

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