The Best Tennis Match of All Time – Federer vs Nadal, Wimbeldon 2008 Final

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If you were lucky enough to view the Wimbeldon final this weekend, you most likely watched the most epic, modern day, tennis match of all time.  The match lasted a record 4 hours and 48 minutes (the match started at 9AM EST), including two 25 minute plus rain delays.

Nadal took the first two sets and Federer won two tie-breaks to earn the 3rd and 4th sets.  The final set came down to a Nadal break of serve, who eventually went on to win 9-7 when Federer hit a forehand into the net.

Here’s the championship point:

 

The NY Times frontpage included an exhausted Nadal slumped to the ground (or grass)And here’s some coverage from the BBC.

 

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  3. Hi Aaron,
    Thanks for the comment. Did you watch the Australian Open? I’m not sure if Federer is done?
    Best,
    Vince

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