Kiwi tennis No1 Marina Erakovic isn't quite a veteran of the
women's tennis tour but she's experienced enough to feel
comfortable and to have been voted on to the player council
yesterday, something which shows the respect she has from her
Novak Djokovic has claimed a second Wimbledon title after
coming out on top in an extraordinary battle of wills against
seven-time winner Roger Federer, eventually triumphing 6-7(7)
6-4 7-6(4) 5-7 6-4 in a gripping encounter.
After delivering a final devastating blow, Petra Kvitova lay
sprawled on the turf, her arms raised in celebration having
crushed tennis's would-be princess in a Wimbledon final
closer to a coronation than a contest.