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RECAP | Djokovic floors Kyrgios to win 7th Wimbledon title, 21st Grand Slam

RECAP | Djokovic floors Kyrgios to win 7th Wimbledon title, 21st Grand Slam
Novak Djokovic celebrates beating Nick Kyrgios to win his seventh Wimbledon title. (Photo by Zac Goodwin/PA Images via Getty Images)
Novak Djokovic celebrates beating Nick Kyrgios to win his seventh Wimbledon title. (Photo by Zac Goodwin/PA Images via Getty Images)
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10 July 18:14

It's Djokovic's 7th Wimbledon title and 21st Grand Slam title.

He goes one ahead of Roger Federer (20) and is one behind Rafael Nadal (22).

10 July 18:13

Djokovic wins 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3)!

10 July 18:12

Djokovic wins the tie-break 7-3 after a Kyrgios backhand goes into the net.

10 July 18:11

6-3 to Djokovic after a Kyrgios ace.

10 July 18:11

6-2 to Djokovic as Kyrgios saves the first one with a big serve and forehand.

10 July 18:10

6-1 to Djokovic as a Kyrgios backhand sails long.

5 match points...

10 July 18:09

5-1 to Djokovic. Kyrgios is playing a reckless tie-break here, hitting wildly as though he's given up.

10 July 18:08

4-1 to Djokovic as a Kyrgios backhand goes wide.

10 July 18:07

3-1 to Djokovic after a wild forehand from Kyrgios sails wide.

10 July 18:07

2-1 to Djokovic. The Serb loses his mini-break after putting a tame forehand into the net.

10 July 18:04

1-0 to Djokovic as Kyrgios starts the tie-break with a double fault.

10 July 18:04

The first player to win 7 points wins this tie-break (it must be a 2-point advantage)...

10 July 18:03

Djokovic 6-6, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios*

Slight wobble for Djokovic at 30-30 but he holds on to take the fourth set into a tie-break.

10 July 17:58

*Djokovic 5-6, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios

Kyrgios holds to 30, leaving Djokovic to again serve to stay in the set.

10 July 17:53

Djokovic 5-5, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios*

Djokovic holds to 30. He started the game with a double fault, but remained rock-solid after that...

10 July 17:48

Djokovic will serve to stay in the set...

10 July 17:48

*Djokovic 4-5, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios

Under pressure at 30-30, Kyrgios comes up with two big serves to move within one game of the set.

10 July 17:44

Djokovic 4-4, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios*

Djokovic with another hold to love. 

10 July 17:41

*Djokovic 3-4, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios

Kyrgios hold to 15.

He seems to have his serving groove back in this set, but he hasn't looked like breaking the Djokovic serve...

10 July 17:37

Djokovic 3-3, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios*

Djokovic again holds to love.

10 July 17:34

*Djokovic 2-3, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios

Kyrgios stays ahead in the set with a hold to 30.

Djokovic will serve with new balls.

10 July 17:30

Djokovic 2-2, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios*

Djokovic returns the favour with an easy hold of serve.

10 July 17:26

*Djokovic 1-2, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios

Kyrgios with a comfortable hold of serve to edge ahead in the fourth set.

10 July 17:25

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10 July 17:23

Djokovic 1-1, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios*

Djokovic solid as a rock on serve.

10 July 17:20

*Djokovic 0-1, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6 Kyrgios

Kyrgios hold to 15 to start the fourth set.

10 July 17:17

Kyrgios will start serving in the fourth set. Djokovic had taken a bathroom break at the conclusion of the third...

10 July 17:11

DJOKOVIC WINS THE THIRD SET 6-4!

He was under some pressure at 30-30, but Kyrgios then hit two balls out to surrender the set.

10 July 17:08

Kyrgios has lost the plot now. He's upset that Djokovic gets every ball back in play.
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