It will be a battle of heavyweights as 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer takes on 15-time winner Novak Djokovic in the final of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships on Sunday. 37-year-old Federer is gunning for his eighth Wimbledon title and would be looking to replicate his performance from the semi-finals where he dispatched Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7/3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. On other hand, Djokovic was facing Spain’s 23rd seed Roberto Bautista Agut in the last four and looked nervy in his 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 triumph over him. When it comes to head-to-head meetings, Djokovic enjoys a 25-22 edge over Federer.
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Federer aiming for big record
Federer will turn 38 next month and is now aiming to become the oldest Slam champion of the Open era, breaking Ken Rosewall’s record at the 1972 Australian Open.
Novak unbeaten vs Federer
In the last 4 meetings at a Grand Slam, Novak is unbeaten against Federer. In fact, Federer hasn’t beaten Djokovic in the last seven years.
Novak dominant against Federer
The Serbian has defeated Federer 14 times in their last 20 meetings. If we look at the last 10 matches then Novak has emerged victorious eight times.