Wimbledon

Season 42 Episode 13

Wimbledon 2009 (Day 13)

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Aired Daily 12:00 PM Jul 05, 2009 on Wimbledon

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  • Trivia

    • Roger Federer's win at Wimbledon was his 60th career title, placing him joint-seventh along side with Andre Agassi (USA) on the all time list.

    • Roger Federer was contesting a 20th grand-slam final, having shared the record with Ivan Lendl (CZE).

    • Roger Federer is only the third man to win a 6th Wimbledon title, along with Pete Sampras and William Renshaw.

    • This was the longest slam final ever played with 77 games, beating 71 at the 1927 Australian Open.

    • This will be the 3rd time that these two have met in a Wimbledon Final, Roger Federer winning on both previous occasions.

    • Roger Federer is aiming to break Pete Sampras's all-time Grand Slam mark with a record 15th major victory.

    • This is Roger Federer's 7th straight Wimbledon Final.

  • Quotes

    • Andy Roddick: Sorry Pete, I tried to hold him off for you.

    • Andy Roddick: (On losing out in the Final to Roger Federer) I'm one of the lucky few who gets cheered for, so thank you for that. I just want to say congratulations to Roger, he deserves everything he gets, so well done Roger.

    • Roger Federer: (On beating Andy Roddick to win yet another Wimbledon title) Andy played unbelievable. It feels great. It was a crazy match with an unbelievable end and my head's still spinning, but it's an unbelievable moment in my career. It's not one of those goals you set as a little boy but it's been quite a career and quite a month. This is not why I'm playing tennis, to break records, and this doesn't mean I'm going to stop playing tennis. I hope to come back for many years.

    • Roger Federer: (Pre-match comments) Tension always comes back for any Grand Slam final. Knowing you only have one match to go definitely changes your mindset. Records are part of this great match so it's obviously an incentive to try really hard.

    • Andy Roddick: (On getting to a Wimbledon final) I didn't know if I was going to get to play a final of Wimbledon again. I'm certainly thankful to have that opportunity .

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Andy Roddick Career Facts

      Age: 26
      Ranking: 6
      Singles Titles: 27
      Grand Slam Titles: 1
      Career Earnings: $15.8M
      Wimbledon Record: 34-8
      2009 Record: 39-8
      2009 Tie-Breaks: 26-4

    • Roger Federer Career Facts

      Age: 27
      Ranking: 2
      Singles Titles: 59
      Grand Slam Titles: 14
      Career Earnings: $48M
      Wimbledon Record: 50-5
      2009 Record: 39-6
      2009 Tie-Breaks: 17-5

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