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Djokovic wins his fifth Wimbledon men's singles title

(Xinhua)    07:44, July 15, 2019

LONDON, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Novak Djokovic from Serbia claimed his fifth Wimbledon men's singles title here on Sunday, beating Swiss veteran Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) in the final.

It is the 16th Grand Slam title for the 32-year-old Djokovic, world No. 1.

World No. 3 Federer, 37, collected 21 Grand Slam trophy overall.

Today's final was the pair's third meeting in the title match at the All England Club. Djokovic won all of them, in 2014, 2015 and 2019.

They have played each other 48 times already, with Djokovic holding a 26-22 head-to-head edge. This is also their 16th showdown at a major tournament - the most between any two men in the professional era - and Djokovic leads that count 10-6 so far.

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