Wimbledon 2009 mens final roger federer vs andy roddick
- Roger Federer wins Wimbledon after epic Andy Roddick battle
- 2009 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles
Roger Federer wins Wimbledon after epic Andy Roddick battle
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Federer waged another five-set marathon Sunday, and left as the holder of the most prestigious record in tennis. This time, the winner's trophy belonged to him, with the No. Federer won his record 15th Grand Slam title, outlasting Andy Roddick for his sixth Wimbledon championship in a match that went to 30 games in the final set. Federer served a career-high 50 aces and overcame the resilient American , 6 , 5 , , to break the record of major titles he shared with Pete Sampras. The match finally ended after 4 hours, 16 minutes when Federer broke for the first time all day, with Roddick missing on a forehand.
In a repeat of the and finals , Roger Federer defeated Andy Roddick in the final , 5—7, 7—6 8—6 , 7—6 7—5 , 3—6, 16—14 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the Wimbledon Championships for the sixth time. The match also had the longest fifth set 16—14 in a major men's singles final, surpassing the 11—9 fifth set in the French Open final. In a rare occurrence, Roddick lost despite only having his serve broken once, in the very last game of the match. By winning the title, Federer regained the ATP no. Rafael Nadal was the defending champion, but withdrew from the tournament due to knee tendinitis.
Roger Federer secured a record-breaking 15th grand slam after he finally overcame Andy Roddick in a tense and gruelling five-set men's singles final at Wimbledon today. The Swiss player's sixth Wimbledon title takes his overall tally of grand slam wins to 15, putting him ahead of Pete Sampras, who was present on Centre Court to watch Federer's gruelling , , , , victory in what became the longest ever men's singles final at the All England club. But Federer, who will reclaim the world No1 ranking with this victory, had to dig deep as Roddick secured the only two breaks of serve in the first four sets to take the match into what became a marathon fifth set. The decider went with serve all the way until the 30th game, Roddick having spurned two break points for a lead. The American then began to flag and eventually succumbed after more than four and a quarter hours on his own serve. It was Roddick's third Wimbledon final defeat, the American having also lost to Federer in and and probably the closest he will ever come to winning at the All England Club and adding to his solitary grand slam title, the US Open six years ago.
Men's singles final Sun July 5, 1. Grass-court pedigree Federer is the greatest grass-court player of all time, says five Wimbledon titles, and a seventh consecutive final. Roddick is now a three-time finalist, so he is hardly a mug on the surface. All-round game Roddick was always thought of as a one-trick pony. But with coach Larry Stefanki, he has discovered he has some more tools in his box, including a drop-shot no one really knew he had. Federer has every weapon there is. Men's semi-finals.
2009 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles