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Wimbledon’s best quotes

London (AFP) – Wimbledon came to an end on Sunday, with Novak Djokovic winning the men’s singles after Angelique Kerber was crowned women’s champion on Saturday.Here AFP Sport looks at 15 of the best quotes from a dramatic fortnight at the All England

Ruthless Djokovic outplays Anderson to end title drought

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic proved conclusively he remains one of the biggest beasts in men’s tennis by outplaying South African giant Kevin Anderson to claim a fourth Wimbledon title on Sunday. The 31-year-old put two years of turmoil behind him to beat a battle-weary Anderson 6-2 6-2 7-6(3) on a sweltering Center Court and add a 13th Grand Slam trophy to his bulging cabinet. “I had any moments of doubt and didn’t know if I could compete,” Djokovic, who retired in the quarter-final last year with an elbow injury that required surgery this year, said on court.

‘My best sparring partner’: Djokovic’s son steals Wimbledon limelight

Novak Djokovic’s three-year-old son Stefan grabbed a share of the limelight after his father secured a fourth Wimbledon title on Sunday by playing a cameo role on Centre Court. Djokovic defeated Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3), adding the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015. As Djokovic made his victory speech, Stefan, who was too young to watch the action on court, joined his mother Jelena up in the players box and the champion was delighted.

LOOK: Tiger Woods watches Serena Williams’ Wimbledon final ahead of British Open

After a Saturday clinic in which Tiger Woods wore a pair of joggers (more on that shortly), the No. 14-time major winner took in a Wimbledon finale between fellow Nike athlete Serena Williams and eventual winner Angelique Kerber. As Golf Channel noted, Woods was (for once) maybe not even the most famous or important person in the arena on Saturday. Here’s Golf Channel. Woods wasn’t the most celebrated spectator in attendance garnering interest among fans and media. The Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) sat beside the Duchess of Sussex (Meghan Markle) in the front row in the Royal Box. Vogue magazine called it “The Duchesses day out.” Anyway, Woods sat in Williams’ box hoping to see grand

LOOK: Tiger Woods watches Serena Williams’ Wimbledon final ahead of British Open

After a Saturday clinic in which Tiger Woods wore a pair of joggers (more on that shortly), the No. 14-time major winner took in a Wimbledon finale between fellow Nike athlete Serena Williams and eventual winner Angelique Kerber. As Golf Channel noted, Woods was (for once) maybe not even the most famous or important person in the arena on Saturday. Here’s Golf Channel. Woods wasn’t the most celebrated spectator in attendance garnering interest among fans and media. The Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) sat beside the Duchess of Sussex (Meghan Markle) in the front row in the Royal Box. Vogue magazine called it “The Duchesses day out.” Anyway, Woods sat in Williams’ box hoping to see grand

Nadal unhappy over Wimbledon roof closure

Rafael Nadal believes it was an error to keep the Centre Court roof closed as he lost an epic Wimbledon semi-final to old rival Novak Djokovic on Saturday. Nadal was defeated 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 in the second longest semi-final ever played …