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2007 Wimbledon Men's Final: Federer, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 2-6, 6-2
King of Clay, Rafael Nadal had surprised the world with his relentless running when he made the final of Wimbledon in 2006. What surprised the world further was the fact that he was able to take a set off Federer in that final.
In 2007 however, it was no surprise to see the Majorcan in the final at the All England Club again. The Spaniard was improving with every passing second, and really closing the gap on the then World No.1 Roger Federer.
Roger was at his usual fantastic best again on grass, as he took a two sets to one lead the world relaxed and geared up to open a brand new bottle of Champagne, the Spaniard however had other ideas, he fought back to bring the fourth set home and in style, winning it 6-2. By winning the fourth, Nadal forced a fifth and deciding set.
It took five sets which lasted 3 hours and 45 minutes, with Federer salvaging two tie-breaks before he closed it out in the final set. Federer had finally won and had now equalled Bjorn Borg's five consecutive wins at Wimbledon..
Borg was on hand to congratulate Federer as he won, tying the Swede’s 1980 accomplishment on Centre Court.
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