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  1. Enceladus

    Today 40 years ago - the legendary final of Wimbledon 1980

    Today, July 5, 2020, 40 years have passed since one of the greatest and most famous tennis matches, the 1980 Wimbledon final Borg vs. McEnroe. Borg won this legendary match 1:6, 7:5, 6:3, 6:7(16), 8:6 and gained his 5th Wimbledon title in a row and jubilee 10th Grand Slam title.
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Lewis, Wimbledon final, 1983

    John McEnroe beat Chris Lewis 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, 1983 on grass It was McEnroe's second Wimbledon title and 4th final in a row. He'd go onto win the following year also. Lewis was unseeded and this was his only Slam final McEnroe won 81 points, Lewis 43 McEnroe...
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    Who Would Have Been the "Real" #1 if Novak Had Lost the 2011 Wimbledon Final?

    Novak would have still been the #1 player even if he had lost to RAFA in the 2011 Wimbledon final but in your opinion who would have been the "real" #1 player in the world had it happened? Since some give extra value for slams. Tournaments in that period: 2010 Canada: Nole SF, RAFA SF 2010...
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    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Nadal, Wimbledon final, 2011

    Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final, 2011 on grass It was Djokovic's first Wimbledon title and first win over Nadal at a Slam (5 previous losses) or in best of 5. Djokovic also became world number 1 for the first time by reaching the final. He would...
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    Poll: Which NextGen player will become the best grass court player?

    To date, none of the NextGen players (for these purposes, we'll say that includes players Medvedev's age and younger) have so much as made a QF at Wimbledon, so it's hard to predict who among them will have the best chances to collect Wimbledon trophies going forward. But based on their games...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Philippoussis, Wimbledon final, 2003

    Roger Federer beat Mark Philippoussis 7-6(5), 6-2, 7-6(3) in the Wimbledon final, 2003 on grass It was Federer' first Slam title and the first time he'd been as far as the semi-finals. He would go onto win the next 4 Wimbledons and reach the final of the next 6. Philippoussis was...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Philippoussis, Wimbledon final, 2003

    Last GS final where serve&volley was used as main tactics, and from both players. I had these stats before, but just recently counted how much Federer used S&V in this match (there was no need to count for Scud, he used it every point). This match is not so old, i believe most still remember...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Roddick, Wimbledon final, 2004

    Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(3), 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 2004 on grass Federer was the defending champion and reigning Australian Open champion. He would go onto win the US Open to become the first man in 16 years to win 3 Slam events in a calendar year. Roddick was...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs McEnroe, Wimbledon semi-final, 1989

    Stefan Edberg beat John McEnroe 7-5, 7-6(2), 7-6(5) in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1989 on grass Edberg, the defending champion, would go onto lose the final to Boris Becker in a reversal of the previous years final. It was McEnroe's first Slam semi in 4 years and he would go onto finish the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Tanner, Wimbledon semi-final, 1975

    Jimmy Connors beat Roscoe Tanner 6-4, 6-1, 6-4 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1975 on grass Connors, the defending champion, would go onto lose the final to Arthur Ashe. The following year, Tanner would beat Connors in the quarter-final - the only Slam out of 12 from 1974-1978 that...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Gerulaitis, Wimbledon semi-final, 1977

    Bjorn Borg beat Vitas Gerulaitis 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 8-6 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1977 on grass Borg was the defending champion and would go onto beat Jimmy Connors in the final to claim the second of his ultimate 5 consecutive Wimbledon titles. Gerulaitis would return to the semis...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Cash, Wimbledon quarter-final, 1988

    Boris Becker beat Pat Cash 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 in Wimbledon quarter-final, 1988 on grass Becker would go onto lose in the final to Stefan Edberg. Cash was the defending champion Becker won 87 points, Cash 74 Both players serve-volleyed off all serves (Note: I'm missing 1 Cash service point...
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    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Federer, Wimbledon final, 2015

    Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 7-6(1), 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final, 2015 on grass Djokovic would go onto win the next 3 Slams - including beating Federer at the next two - to complete a non-calendar year Grand Slam. He was also the reigning Australian Open champion and French...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Murray, Wimbledon final, 2012

    Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 2012 on grass The win gave Federer a recording tying 7th Wimbledon title and it was his first Slam in over 2 years (and would turn out to be his last in nearly 5). The result also saw him return to world number 1...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Djokovic, Wimbledon semi-final, 2012

    Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 2012 on grass The win put Federer in a record breaking 8th Wimbledon final, where he would beat Andy Murray to win a record tying 7th title. Djokovic was the defending champion and had played the finals of the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Nadal, Wimbledon final, 2006

    Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal 6-0, 7-6(5), 6-7(2), 6-3 in the Wimbledon final, 2006 on grass The win gave Federer his 4th straight Wimbledon title and the match was the first of to date 4 meetings between the pair at the event and on grass. They would go onto play in the finals for the next...
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    Match Stats/Report - McEnroe vs Connors, Wimbledon final, 1984

    John McEnroe beat Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, 1982 on grass McEnroe was the defending champion and playing in his 5th straight final at the event and this would turn out to be his last Wimbledon title and final. For Connors, it was his last Slam final. He had beaten...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Connors, Wimbledon final, 1978

    Bjorn Borg beat Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in the Wimbledon final, 1978 on grass It was Borg's third title in a row at the venue and he'd beaten Connors in five sets in the previous final. Connors was ranked 1, Borg 3 at the time according to commentary Borg won 105 points, Connors 77 Borg...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Rosewall, Wimbledon & US Open finals, 1974

    Jimmy Connors beat Ken Rosewall 6-1, 6-1, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1974 on grass It was Connors first Wimbledon and second Slam (of his career and of the year) title. For Rosewall, it was his last Wimbledon final - the first having been 20 years earlier as an amateur in 1954 @Moose Malloy...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Nastase, Wimbledon final, 1976

    Bjorn Borg beat Ilie Nastase 6-4, 6-2, 9-7 in the Wimbledon final, 1976 on grass It was the first of 5 consecutive Wimbledon titles for Borg and would remain the only instance in the Open Era of a player winning the event without loss of set until 2017. Nastase had also not dropped a set en...
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    What it was like to face a 17-year-old Rafael Nadal

    “Playing Nadal is like playing against someone with two forehands.” Check out what it was like to play against a 17-year-old Nadal by reading this article...
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    Who would win a hypothetical Becker-Edberg match in Wimbledon 1991?

    Wimbledon 1991 won unexpectedly Michael Stich, when he defeated defending champion Stefan Edberg in SF and in the final of his fellow countryman and triple Wimbledon winner Boris Becker. Victory over Edberg Stich thwarted the fourth meeting of Becker-Edberg rivalry in the Wimbledon finals in a...
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    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Federer, Wimbledon final 2019

    Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 7-6(5), 1-6, 7-6(4), 4-6, 13-12(3) in the Wimbledon final, 2019 on grass Djokovic was the defending champion and this win gave him his 5th title at the venue. It was also his 4th Slam off the last 5 played. Federer was playing in a record extending 12th final...
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    Match Stats/Report - Djokovic vs Federer, Wimbledon final 2014

    Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 6-7(7), 6-4, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 2014 on grass It was Djokovic's 2nd Wimbledon title while Federer had been aiming for a record breaking 8th title and playing in a record extending 9th final Djokovic won 186 points, Federer 180 Serve...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Rafter vs Agassi, Wimbledon semi-finals, 2000 & 2001

    Pat Rafter beat Andre Agassi 7-5, 4-6, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in Wimbledon semi-final, 2000 on grass Rafter would go onto lose the final to Pete Sampras. The players had met at the same stage the previous year (Agassi win) and would do so again the following year (Rafter win) Rafter won 162 points...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Nadal, Wimbledon semi-final, 2019

    Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal 7-6(3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 2019 on grass This was the pairs 4th meeting at the venue and first in 11 years. Federer had won finals in 2006 and 2007, Nadal had won in 2008. This result saw Federer extend his Wimbledon final reaching record...
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    Wanted : HEAD Tennisbag Wimbledon Monstercombi, white, TH283891

    Dear Tennis-fans, I am looking for the HEAD Tennisbag Wimbledon Monstercombi, white, TH283891. Used Condition. Does anybody happen to have any of these left? Thanks in advance. Contact: straussovice@gmail.com
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Agassi, Wimbledon third round, 2006

    Rafael Nadal beat Andre Agassi 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-4 in the Wimbledon third round, 2006 on grass Nadal would go onto the first of his Wimbledon finals, losing to Roger Federer, while this was Agassi's last match at the venue Nadal won 105 points, Agassi 82 (Note: I'm missing 2 Agassi serve points...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Curren, Wimbledon final, 1985

    Boris Becker beat Kevin Curren 6-3, 6-7(4), 7-6(3), 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1985 on grass Becker was 17, unseeded and it was his first Slam title. Curren had reached the final straight setting favourites McEnroe, Connors and the soon to be Australian Open champion Stefan Edberg along the...
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