And now the soap opera that is the men's tennis game just got a completely unexpected twist: Roger Federer is going back to the Wimbledon men's final after beating Novak Djokovic in four-set shocker.
The match started off quick and breezy—it took less than an hour for Federer to roll in the first, and Djokovic in the second—and then Federer pounced. Federer got a late break in the third and an early break in the fourth and we found ourselves taking a walk through 2008: Roger controlled the match and Djokovic let him have it.
There's no heartbreak this time—no high-risk, big-reward forehands for Djokovic on Federer's match points. Federer closed out the match that he hasn't been able to win in so long.
And now: If Andy Murray wins later today, that would put a Brit in the Wimbledon final for the first time in 233 years—against the All England Club's sentimental favorite, Federer, in perhaps his last final. What's the tiny Wimbledon crowd to do on Sunday?