Wimbledon Glance: Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic in final
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon:
LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY
Roger Federer is one victory away from a ninth Wimbledon title. Four-time champion Novak Djokovic is standing in the way. Federer and Djokovic will meet in the men’s final at the All England Club for the third time. Djokovic won both of those previous matchups, in 2014 and 2015. Federer did get the better of Djokovic at Wimbledon on Centre Court once, beating the Serb in the semifinals in 2012. Federer, who is 37, is going for his 21st major title, while Djokovic, 32, is eyeing his 16th. Djokovic leads their head-to-head series 25-22, including 9-6 at Grand Slam tournaments.
Partly cloudy. High of 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees Celsius).
Cloudy. High of 73 degrees Fahrenheit (23 degrees Celsius).
SATURDAY’S WOMEN’S FINAL
No. 7 Simona Halep beat No. 11 Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2.
STAT OF THE DAY
3 — Unforced errors made by Simona Halep, the fewest on record in a Wimbledon final.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the day I’m in my grave.” — Serena Williams, responding to a reporter’s question at her post-match news conference.