What a match! This really was epic tennis at its best - the longest final in Wimbledon history, played by two of its greatest ever players. Each gave all they had, and audiences all over the world were on the edge of their seats the whole way through.

4 hours and 57 minutes of top class, history making tennis gave the world a marathon of all the sport has to offer: epic rallies, precision pin-point shots, player highs, crashing lows, endurance to the limit of athleticism, lost opportunities, and victory snatched from the jaws of defeat.

7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) was the lay of the points. And yes, that final set really did turn into an epic 13-12 tennisathon, settled by tiebraker, which the Serbian of course won.

Federer actually played the better tennis across the whole of the match, keeping his composure and adapting his play throughout. Djokovic's morale however dipped at points, especially in the second set, when he lost 6-1 to the Swiss. Not that Federer didn't make his mistakes - whilst the vast, vast majority of the points he played were masterful, he made a few easy errors - and they cost him. None more so than when he had two championship points in the 5th set at 8 games to 7, his service game. As close as he was then to winning it all, he went on to lose that game, thus being broken, and eventually losing the final 13-12 (3) tie brake, and championship game.

It was those tie brakes that won it for Djokovic, him having clinched all three of them that appeared, giving him his fifth Wimbledon win, and 16th grandslam title. But no doubt his performance was incredibly fierce for much of the match, too.

Both these players unleashed epic tennis on centre court today, and fought it out like the gladiators and masterful sportsmen they are.

An amazing end to an amazing Wimbledon. Bring on next year.

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