Rafael Nadal of Mallorca, Spain ended the 5-year reign of Switzerland’s Roger Federer with 6-7, 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 9-7 win in a gruesome 4 hours and 48 minutes play in the Wimbledon 2008 men’s singles final on 6 July 2008. Nadal also won the French Open last month.

A day earlier, American Venus William slammed her rival and sister Serena to captured the ladies’ singles final in a 7-5, 6-4 win.

Laura Robson of Britain and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria won the girls’ and boys’ title.

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