WIMBLEDON, England -- Rafael Nadal wins a riveting men's final at Wimbledon outlasting Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 9-7.
Federer, the five-time defending champion, had 12 chances to
break Nadal through the first three sets, but managed to convert
Nadal is the first man to win the French Open and Wimbledon in
the same year since Bjorn (byorn) Borg in 1980. He's also the first
Spaniard to take home the Wimbledon title since Manolo Santana in
Nadal avenges his losses to Federer in the last two finals at
Wimbledon and snaps the Swiss star's All-England Club winning
streak at 40 matches and overall grass-court run at 65.
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