Djokovic Demolishes Nadal To Become Wimbledon Champion - Page 2
But the fighting spirit that Nadal is known for came to display in the third set. Nole appeared to be under a bit of pressure and Nadal pounced upon him taking the set 6-1.
Djokovic went up 2-0 in the fourth set only to see Nadal fight back to 2-2. At 4-3, it all started with a double fault at Nadal’s serve and a backhand miss proved costly for Nadal as Djokovic took advantage and sealed the game with his shots to get a break up. Djokovic finally won the fourth set and match on his serve, 6-3 keeping his cool.
To sum up the match: 15 unforced errors and only 21 winners by Nadal as compared to 12 unforced and 27 winners by Djokovic. Djokovic won 38% of the receiving points and even Nadal after the match said “probably he is the best returner in the game”.
Djokovic’s family was in tears after the match and in Djokovic’s words: “A couple of good days at office” on becoming World No.1 and Wimbledon champion. : “The best day of my career and life”. Not only for him but also to all the fans all around the world, this was a joyous moment. It goes on to show that with hard work and determination, you can achieve anything in the world, even defeat the best player.
What was today seen on the center court was something special, a match to be remembered. They say History has a way of repeating: It all started with Nadal (no.2 seed) winning in 2008 against the favorite: Federer and today we saw it again: Djokovic (no. 2 seed) winning against the favorite: