Sunday, July 3, 2011

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic: The New King

CONGRATULATIONS TO NEW WORLD NO. 1 NOVAK DJOKOVIC
2011 WIMBLEDON CHAMPION

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World No. 2 Novak Djokovic defeats World No. 1 Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6 , 6-3 to capture his first-ever Wimbledon championship.

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For Djokovic, this is his third career Grand Slam title: 2008 Australian Open, 2011 Australian Open, 2011 Wimbledon.

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And so the dawning of a new era in men's tennis has begun. Here's the new Top 5 rankings as of July 4, 2011--

1. Novak Djokovic - 13285 (ranking points)
2. Rafael Nadal - 11270
3. Roger Federer - 9230
4. Andy Murray - 6855
5. Robin Soderling - 4325

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2011 at a glance for Djokovic:

ATP overall match record: 48-1
Hardcourt - 24-0
Clay - 17-1 (lost to World No. 3 Roger Federer in the French Open semifinals)
Grass - 7-0

8 titles overall:
  • Wimbledon
  • Australian Open
  • Serbia Open
  • Madrid Open
  • Sony Ericsson Open
  • Italian Open
  • Pacific Life Open
  • The Dubai Tennis Championships

....and counting

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Again, CONGRATS to the new king!

No doubt, this is his MOMENT!

To be continued....

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