Do you know that Novak Djokovic played and won – the longest and the 3⃣rd longest singles final match by time in Grand Slam history (2012 Australian Open final defeating Rafael Nadal , 2019 Wimbledon final beating Roger Federer );– the longest singles final match by time in Australian Open history (2012) 5h 53 min;-the longest singles final match by time in Wimbledon history (2019) 4h 57 min. Novak Djokovic won . . .
John Bromwich & Roger Federer lost Wimbledon final the same way. In 1948, Bromwich had 3⃣MPs at 5-3 in the 5th and served for🏆, in 2019 Federer had 2⃣MPs at 8-7 in the 5th served for🏆. However, both missed to convert their chances and lost the match. As Bromwich mourned in the dressing room and Roger at his speech, they used . . .
Roger Federer is looking for1⃣0⃣2⃣th wins in Wimbledon, 1⃣0⃣3⃣th🏆 of his career, 1⃣0⃣4⃣weeks after his last in Wimbledon 🏆(2017),1⃣0⃣5⃣days after his last Masters🏆(Miami Open).1⃣0⃣6⃣th Australian Open (2018) was his last GS🏆 and1⃣0⃣7⃣matches played in Wimbledon until 2019.
By winning Wimbledon Championships’19, Simona Halep continues to write her own story. Her name is engraved into Wimbledon history.She is the– 1st Romanian tennis player to win back-to-back tournaments on different surfaces;– 1st Romanian woman who reached Wimbledon singles final;– 1st Romanian woman who reached Aussie Open singles final;– 1st Romanian player who reached singles major finals . . .
Serena Williams‘ 9⃣ losses at Grand Slam singles finals:’01 🇺🇸 Venus Williams‘ last US Open🏆’04 🇬🇧 Maria Sharapova‘s 1⃣st Grand Slam🏆’08 🇬🇧 Venus Williams‘ last Wimbledon🏆’11 🇺🇸 Samantha Stosur‘s 1⃣st Grand Slam🏆’16 🇦🇺 Angelique Kerber‘s 1⃣st Grand Slam🏆’16 🇫🇷 Garbiñe Muguruza‘s 1⃣st Grand Slam🏆’18 🇬🇧 Angelique Kerber‘s 1⃣st Wimbledon🏆’18 🇺🇸 Naomi Osaka‘s 1⃣st Grand Slam🏆’19 🇬🇧 Simona Halep‘s 1⃣st Wimbledon🏆
Resume of ‘Post-Olympia'(her daughter’s birth) era for Serena Williams:2018 RG R4 withdrew due to injury w/o for Maria Sharapova2018 Wimbledon Final lost Angelique Kerber 36 36 2018 US Final lost Naomi Osaka 26 46 2019 AO QF lost Karolína Plíšková 46 64 57 missed 4 MPs2019 RG 3R lost Sofia Kenin 26 572019 Wimbledon Final lost Simona Halep 26 26
1⃣st time in women’s tennis history the champions of the first 3⃣Slams of the year played on 3⃣different surfaces (hard court,clay,grass) came from 3⃣different continents (Asia,Australia,Europe):Naomi Osaka 大坂なおみ 🇯🇵, Ash Barty 🇦🇺, Simona Halep 🇷🇴
US – Rumania rivalry in Grand Slam singles finals until 2019 Wimbledon:2⃣-2⃣ 1972 Stan Smith beat Ilie Năstase at Wimbledon (Grass)1972 Ilie Năstase beat Arthur Ashe at US Open (Grass)1980 Chris Evert beat Virginia Ruzici at Roland Garros (Clay)2018 Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens at Roland Garros (Clay)2019 Serena Williams vs Simona Halep at Wimbledon (Grass) ?
In Open-era, this is the 1⃣st time in Wimbledon Women’s singles finalists’ first names start with the same letter (S)! Simona-Serena 1992 Australian Open: Monica Seles – Mary Joe Fernandez1997 Australian Open: Martina Hingis – Mary Pierce2018 Roland Garros: Simona Halep – Sloane Stephens1991 US Open: Monica Seles – Martina Navrátilová2011 US Open: Samantha Stosur – Serena Williams
Simona Halep is a history maker! She is the– 1⃣st Romanian woman in Wimbledon finals in singles,– 1⃣st Romanian woman in Australian Open finals in singles,– 1⃣st Romanian reached Grand Slam singles finals on 3⃣ different surfaces (clay,grass, hard court),– 1⃣st Romanian woman reached 5⃣ Grand Slam finals in singles,– 1⃣st Romanian woman reached No.1⃣ + year-end No.1⃣, and she spent the– most weeks on No.1⃣ as a Romanian player (male or female).