Wimbledon 2021 Draws: Novak Djokovic, Federer could meet in Wimbledon final once again

Wimbledon 2021: World No.1 Novak Djokovic, 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer could once again meet in the Wimbledon final
Wimbledon 2021: World No.1 Novak Djokovic, 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer could once again meet in the Wimbledon final

Wimbledon 2021 Draws: Novak Djokovic, Federer could meet in Wimbledon final- Defending champion Novak Djokovic and eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer are placed on the opposite halves of Wimbledon 2021 draw, which means the duo can meet in the final- a rematch of epic Wimbledon 2010 showdown.

Djokovic, 34, seeks a 20th major title to equal men’s all-time record shared by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. He can move closer to a calendar grand slam after straight wins in the Australian Open and French Open. He is bidding for his sixth overall crown at Wimbledon.

A couple of years ago both Federer and Djokovic had played a five-set thriller which entered a tie-breaker.

Federer, who will turn 40 on August 8, is heading into the contest with a pair of operations to his right knee last year and he has played only eight fixtures in the last 16 months. He is chasing record 21st Grand Slam in absence of Nadal in Wimbledon.

Gentlemen’s Singles – Notable first rounds

Djokovic (1) vs Draper (WC)

Tsitsipas (3) vs Tiafoe

Basilashvili (24) vs Murray (WC)

Humbert (21) vs Kyrgios

Federer (7) vs Mannarino

Dimitrov (18) vs Verdasco

Gentlemen’s Singles – Projected Quarter-finals

Djokovic vs Rublev

Tsitsipas vs Bautista Agut

Zverev vs Berrettini

Medvedev vs Federer

Djokovic on grass-court: 95-18, 6 titles

Federer on grass-court: 188-28, 19 titles

Wimbledon 2021 Draws: Novak Djokovic, Federer could meet in Wimbledon final

Federer vs Djokovic Head-to-Head: 27-23

The rivalry began in 2006 with Federer winning four out of the first 5 clashes. The tables have turned upside down in the last 5 meetings.

39 (1981.08.08) Age 34 (1987.05.22)
Switzerland Birthplace Serbia
Switzerland Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
6’1″ (185 cm) Height 6’2″ (188 cm)
187 lbs (85 kg) Weight 170 lbs (77 kg)
Right-Handed Plays Right-Handed
One-Handed Backhand Two-Handed
1998 Turned Pro 2003
5/3 YTD Won/Lost 27/3
0 YTD Titles 3
1247/274 CAREER W/L 961/195
103 Career Titles 84
$130,230,769 Career Prize Money $149,798,813

 

Last 5 meetings

 

Overall

 

Wimbledon 2021 Draws: Novak Djokovic, Federer could meet in Wimbledon final

Wimbledon 2021 LIVE stream

The LIVE broadcast of Wimbledon 2021 will be covered by Star Sports India. You can also watch the tournament on OTT-platform Hotstar. If you stay in any other country apart from India, check from this list– Wimbledon broadcasters

With approximately 35 broadcasters on-site, rights holders receive their feeds via a ground-breaking IP infrastructure alongside global distribution to some 200 territories.

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