ATPWorldTour.com has chosen the five best matches of the year from Grand Slam events. Nole features in the top two.
1. Novak vs Roger Federer Wimbledon final (6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4)
It was an exhilarating battle between two of the game’s great competitors on the grandest tennis stage. Novak won the spectacular Gentlemen’s singles final with an impressive display of power tennis overwhelming the seven-time former titlist Roger Federer. With the victory, the Serbian star reclaimed no.1 spot in the ATP Rankings. It also brought him the second Wimbledon trophy and seventh Grand Slam title.
2. Novak vs Stan Wawrinka Australian Open quarter-final (6-2, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 7-9)
The four-time Australian Open champion suffered a 6-2, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 7-9 defeat to Stanislas Wawrinka in a thrilling five-set quarterfinal match at Rod Laver Arena. Twelve months after their memorable five-set battle at Melbourne Park, the pair again provided an epic match for the crowd. The Swiss went on to win his first Grand Slam title.
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