15 Jul 2019

Djokovic beats Federer to take Wimbledon crown

From Morning Report, 8:35 am on 15 July 2019

Novak Djokovic has beaten Roger Federer in a fifth-set tiebreak to win his fifth Wimbledon title and his 16th Grand Slam.

Djokovic drew first-blood and won the opening set but Federer came back to turn a 1 - 3 deficit into a 5 - 3 lead.

He couldn't hold on to claim his 21st Grand Slam title though, ultimately losing 7 sets to 5.

RNZ's correspondent David Luddy was there and speaks to Corin Dann.