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Djokovic clinches first Wimbledon title

07-04-2011 07:57 BJT Special Report:2011 Wimbledon Championships |

LONDON, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Serbian star Novak Djokovic grabbed his first Wimbledon title by beating defending champion Rafael Nadal in four sets on Sunday.

Djokovic, who is set to replace Nadal to be the world No.1 on Monday after his semifinal win over Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, defeated two-time Wimbledon champion Nadal for the fifth time in a row this season with a result of 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3.

Djokovic, 24, broke the Nadal-Federer eight-year stronghold at Wimbledon since Lleyton Hewitt claimed the 2002 title.

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: Xinhua

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