BO5 matches that were so good, they should have gone 5

NADALalot

Professional
Nadal-Kyrgios 2014 Wimbledon, Kyrgios didn't break Nadal's serve until the 4th Set, and Nadal won more points than Kyrgios in the 3rd Set but couldn't convert break points.
 
Ooh, good one! That match was awesome.

Another pick for me is the 2012 RG final. If it had went five, I probably would have rated it a lot higher than their 2013 match. That said, probably RG 2007 and 2011 as well.
Nah, 6-4 6-3 2-6 7-5 felt like the correct outcome. Nadal was without doubt the best player of this clay season, it would feel wrong if he let Djokovic push him to 5 sets. There are arguments to rate this match higher than RG 2013 semifinal anyway. Number of sets isn't everything.
 

NatF

Bionic Poster
Fed/Hewitt Wimbledon 2004 is a sleeper contender with Hewitt up a break in the fourth. I would have said USO 2005 as well but despite coming close to winning set two in actual match play he was never close to pushing a fifth.
 

Start da Game

Hall of Fame
2012 Wimbledon final.
i think murray won the first set when the roof was open, they closed the roof and allowed fraud to cheat away the next three sets.......i am not 100% sure but they did open and close the roof, that djokovic semis was played totally under the roof.........
 

SonnyT

Professional
2 memorable slugfests that only went 4:

Djokovic-Nadal '11 US F, best slugfest ever (yes, better than their '12 AO follow up)
Nadal-Thiem '20 AO QF, only time Nadal lost 3 tiebreaks
 

mike danny

Bionic Poster
i think murray won the first set when the roof was open, they closed the roof and allowed fraud to cheat away the next three sets.......i am not 100% sure but they did open and close the roof, that djokovic semis was played totally under the roof.........
Fed won the second set when the roof was still open.

Djokovic is good indoors anyway. He won 2018 Wimb that way.
 
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