Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in what ended up being the longest singles match in tournament history.
Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in a historic and epic Wimbledon final on Sunday to earn his fifth-ever tournament title.
In what ended up being the longest singles match in tournament history at 4 hours and 55 minutes, Djokovic outlasted Federer in five sets and sealed his win with a 7-3 victory during Wimbledon's first-ever fifth-set tiebreaker.
The defending champion became the first player in more than 70 years who saved match points in the Wimbledon final, prevailing to claim his 16th Grand Slam title.
After watching the thrilling match come to an end, several celebrities and athletes took to social media to congratulate both Djokovic and Federer on a memorable battle.
Here are some of the best reactions:
An incredible finale, congratulations @DjokerNole on your 5th @Wimbledon title. You and @rogerfederer reached the highest level today. A thrilling match between two incomparable grasscourt champions. Thank you for the good fight, played fairly and ferociously. Rocket 🚀— Rod Laver (@rodlaver) July 14, 2019
Amazing! Djokovic wins his 5th #Wimbledon. What a final! @rogerfederer played an unbelievably good match but somehow @DjokerNole wins after saving multiple match points. There is no limit to the amount of pressure this man can handle. Superhuman stuff! #Wimbledon— Pat Cash (@TheRealPatCash) July 14, 2019