Novak Djokovic defeated Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon 2018 Final and wins his fourth title at the grass court on Sunday 12th seed Djokovic beat 32-year-old Anderson in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) in two hours and 18 minutes.
Along with the fourth Wimbledon, this 31 year old Djokovic accomplish his 13th Grand Slam title. This is Djokovic’s first gand slam on Grass Court after 2015.
He last won the French Open in 2016. Now 2 years later, the Serbian star calmed his 2-year Grand Slam hunger. He won the final match defeating World No. 8 Kevin Anderson in a tie-breaker.
The first set Djokovic made his name 6-9 in just 29 minutes. In the second set, he also won 6-2. In the third set, the Serbian player had to sweat more. In this match up to the tie-breaker, Djokovic did not lose his patience and achieved this feat while winning his third set 7-6.
Anderson was the first South African player in 97 years to reach the finals of Wimbledon.
Djokovic made his place in the Wimbledon 2018 Final two years later and for the fifth time after defeating Rafael Nadal in a dream semi-final. The marathon fight lasted for 5 hours, 14 minutes between the two.
This was Wimbledon’s second longest semi-final match. Earlier, the first semi-final between Anderson and John Isner lasted 6 hours, 36 minutes. It was the longest semi-final of the tournament and the second longest singles match in the Grand Slam.
In this entire tournament, Anderson put 10 and Djokovic put 6 Ace, while South African player scored 5 and Djokovic scored 4 double faults. Although Anderson scored 26 winners against Djokovic’s 20, but the biggest reason for losing the title was to make continuous mistakes.