Sunday, July 05, 2009

The Wimbledon Finals format

Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick 16-14 in the final set to win his 6th Wimbledon title and 15th Grand Slam in all. This game was a good example of why artificially shortened formats are not a good idea. Wimbledon has it right i think. They adopted to innovation of the tie-break many years ago, but decided that the final set would still be decided in the traditional way.

Over the years they have been vindicated time and again.

This is Federer's 15th Grand Slam title in 7 years. Bradmanesque!


  1. I think all slams have it this way except the US Open.

  2. What an amazing match and an amazing champion. Roger, you are the best!