The most hair-raising miscellaneous info related to the epic Wimbledon men’s final
Monday, July 15th, 2019 by Andras Ruszanov
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 the last 5⃣TBs vs Roger Federer (2⃣ at Rolex Paris Masters,3⃣ in Wimbledon);
Novak Djokovic has the longest winning streak (5⃣matches) vs Roger Federer during their rivalry;
Roger Federer’s longest winning streak vs Novak Djokovic lasted for 4⃣matches (first 4⃣matches of their rivalry!);
Novak Djokovic is the only man and the 2⃣nd player besides Venus Williams in the Open-era who won Wimbledon title saving at least a match point in the final! Venus Williams defeated Lindsay Davenport in Wimbledon final in 2005. Both matches set the record of longest singles final match by time for Men & Women in Wimbledon;
Novak Djokovic is the 1⃣0⃣th man in tennis history and 2⃣nd in Open-era ( Gaston Gaudio in 2004 Roland Garros ) who won a Grand Slam 🏆after saved at least 1⃣ MP in a GS final. Gaston Gaudio came back from 0-2 sets down,then saved 2 MPs to win Roland Garros 🏆;
Roger Federer is the 2⃣nd European player after Jean Borotra in all-time and the 1⃣st in the Open-era who lost a Grand Slam final after missing to convert any of his 2 MPs. Jean Borotra missed 6 MPs vs Henri Cochet in 1927 in Wimbledon;
Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer Wimbledon ’19 final was the 7⃣th in men’s tennis + the 9⃣th in overall as a champ saved at least 2⃣MPs to win a Grand Slam🏆;
Henri Cochet (6⃣),Gerald Patterson (5⃣) and Jennifer Capriati (4⃣) saved the most MPs in a Grand Slam final, all of them are members of International Tennis Hall of Fame;
Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer Wimbledon ’19 final was the 2⃣nd in tennis history and 1⃣st in Open-era when both player were European (🇷🇸🇨🇭)and the champion saved MPs to win Grand Slam🏆. In 1927 Henri Cochet🇫🇷 saved 6⃣ MPs to beat Jean Borotra🇫🇷 to win Wimbledon 🏆;
Henri Cochet, Robert Falkenburg, Novak Djokovic are the 3⃣male players who saved MPs in a Wimbledon final and won the 🏆. Cochet saved 6⃣MPs vs Jean Borotra in 1927,Falkenburg saved 3⃣MPs vs John Bromwich in 1948, NovakDjokovic saved 2⃣MPs vs Roger Federer in 2019;
the last 2⃣European players who had MPs in a Grand Slam final and missed to convert all and lost the finals came from🇨🇭: Martina Hingis missed 4⃣MPs in 2002 vs Jennifer Capriati in the Australian Open final, Roger Federer missed 2⃣MPs in 2019 Wimbledon final.