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article imageWimbledon: Nadal Wins the Battle

By Christophe Rannou     Jul 6, 2008 in Sports
Today Rafael Nadal took away, not without any troubles, the Wimbledon Cup after a long fight of 4 hours and 48 minutes against Roger Federer.
Indeed, after a fast defeat the same year at Roland Garros against his competitor Rodger Federer, Nadal took away the cup of Wimbledon.
An exceptional ascent of Federer
After the gain of the two first sets 6-4,6-4, Rafa thought he would get rid of his Swiss opponent in the same way as Roland Garros (6-1,6-3,6-0).
However, the Swiss showed his courage by winning the third and fourth sets 6-7,6-7 and by saving several match points.
Nevertheless, Rodger will grant the fifth set after an hour and seven minutes 9-7.
Finally the Spanish player will win the game 6-4,6-4,6-7,6-7,9-7.
At the top of his career, Nadal counts now five Grand Slam titles on his trophy shelf. Borg was the last one to take away Roland Garros and Wimbledon the same year and Nadal seems not to want disappoint his fans for the following of his career.
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