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6:33PM

Bleacher Report: Epic Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer Wimbledon Final Delivers Unforgettable Drama

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

LONDON — Roger Federer thought it was going to be enough. Except it wasn't — for him.

For tennis, for those who love any sport for the beauty and tension of competition, for those who love athletic brilliance, it was more than enough.

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12:41PM

Bleacher Report: Djokovic vs. Federer Wimbledon Final Highlighting the Big 4's True Greatness

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

LONDON — The French had their era and their group. “Les Quatre Mousquetaires” (The Four Musketeers) were tennis champions in the late 1920s and ‘30s. The most famous was Rene LaCoste, nicknamed “The Crocodile,” a logo that went on his clothing line.

Australia took over in the 1950s and ’60s with Frank Sedgman, John Newcombe, Ken Rosewall, Roy Emerson, Lew Hoad and the man who may have been the finest ever, Rod Laver. That’s four plus two, but a justifiable exception.

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10:58PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Roger Federer will face Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon final

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

WIMBLEDON, England — Old guys rule. In tennis, of course, that means men in their late 20s, like Novak Djokovic, or early 30s, like Roger Federer.

The talk the last few days at Wimbledon was of the new generation, of the kids taking over. It won't happen this year.

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3:07PM

Bleacher Report: Will the Next Generation of Men's Tennis Stars Take over at Wimbledon 2014?

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

LONDON — Rafael Nadal issued the warning a couple of weeks back. He said the generations in tennis don't last a generation, that before you know it, there's a new group of stars coming on — the way Nadal and Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer arrived seemingly moments ago.

The people we know, the champions, will take their leave, as champions inevitably do. Djokovic is only 27, Nadal 28, but they're looking over their shoulders. And playing as hard as they can against the guy across the net and that pest Father Time.

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9:58AM

Bleacher Report: Pressure Building on Novak Djokovic to End Grand Slam Rut at Wimbledon 2014

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

LONDON, England — Novak Djokovic didn’t do it in the Australian, where he usually does it. Djokovic didn’t do it in the French, where he’s never done it.

And so this Wimbledon, to him and many others the most important tournament in tennis, Djokovic must do it, must win. Or else.

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