Posts Tagged HSBC Champions of Wimbledon

Federer Stands Alone

Posted by on Sunday, 5 July, 2009
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND - JULY 05:  Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates victory with the trophy after the men's singles final match against Andy Roddick of USA on Day Thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2009 in London, England. Federer won 5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 16-14.  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Jul 5 2009
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND – JULY 05: Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates victory with the trophy after the men’s singles final match against Andy Roddick of USA on Day Thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2009 in London, England. Federer won 5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 16-14. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
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After four and a quarter hours, Roger Federer overcame Andy Roddick in a historic 30-game fifth set, the longest in Wimbledon history.

Federer also picked up the HSBC Champion of Champions honor along side Martina Navratilova.


Champions of Wimbledon Poll Three Days Left

Posted by on Wednesday, 1 July, 2009


Steffi Graf, originally uploaded by davech_tennis.

Roger Federer and Steffi Graf currently lead the polls for the greatest Wimbledon champion of all time in the men’s and women’s divisions respectively.

The HSBC Champions of Wimbledon poll was launched earlier this month and will end at midnight July 3rd, so there’s still more time to get your votes in.