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


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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  2. that macth was amazing

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

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