Roger Federer has twice experienced the pain of losing in the last set of the last Wimbledon final with Novak Djokovic and the consequences have been left with “Express Train” being very heavy.
Wimbledon’s 2019 men’s singles final with a record length of 4 hours 57 minutes ended a few days but its echo still lingered deeply in the minds of the insiders and fans of the world.
In that historic match, Novak Djokovic seemed to have failed to successfully defend this Grand Slam title when he lost the first break in the final set and was led 15-40 when Roger Federer held the ball in the 16th game to decide. when “Express train” leads 8-7.
However, bravery and luck have been in time to help Nole save 2 championship points before winning 7-3 in the first tie-break series in history when the fifth set of a single men’s Wimbledon final must be distributed. The enemy wins – lose on this “gun battle” after the two players draw 12 matches in the 24 main games.
Recently, Andrew Castle, a former UK No. 1 player and now a tennis expert commenting on many TV and radio channels, shared how he felt when he saw Federer lose pain after nearly five hours. playing against Djokovic at 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 12-13 (3-7) and missing the chance to win the Wimbledon title 9.
For his part, Federer admitted after failing that it would be hard to get rid of this loss in his mind: “I will try to forget this final, but it is still a great game!” – the Swiss 37-year-old legend shared.
After Wimbledon 2019, Federer announced that he will be in his second year of not attending Rogers Cup – ATP Masters 1000 hard-court in Montreal (Canada) from 2-12 / 8. Cincinnati Masters is also a tournament where Federer lost to Djokovic after 2 sets of 4-6 in the finals last year.