Roger Federer made history by winning his 6th Wimbledon title and surpassing the record of Pete Sampras, 15 Grand Slams in total. Federer won it 5-7, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 16-14. It was one of the best matches I have ever watched. Though it was not longer than the last year's final this game kept the crowd at the edge of their seats for almost 4 hours.
Andy Roddick showed some great exhibitions of tennis, but at the end he had to be in the loosing side. The crowd at the center court appreciated his play applauding and shouting "Roddick Roddick".It was nice to see some of greats of tennis including Pete Sampras, Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg watching the match. Federer especially thanked Pete for being there.
- Wimbledon 2009: Roger Federer v Andy Roddick as it happened
- My blog post about last year's final
- Pictures from the final
- Roger Federer's 15 grand slam wins
- What the former/present sport stars say about federer
Not only former tennis players, cricketers (Sachin Tendulkar) and Hollywood stars (Russell Crowe) were also there:)
Nike Tribute Video - Roger Federers Historic 15th Grand Slam Title - Love 15
That Last Point of the Wimbledon 2009 Final
Presentaion Ceremony, Wimbledon 2009 Final
During Federer's interview, he tells Roddick not to be "too sad, I went through some rough ones as well....", Roddick shouts back "you've already won 5 times":)
It was a really really sad moment for Roddick. I felt really sorry for him.
But for Federer, it was the joy of becoming the all time great.
He deserves to be there.