It's regarded as one of the best tennis matches ever. With the win, Nadal finally ascended to World No. 1. Some thought this might be the beginning of the end for Federer, but that thought ultimately proved premature.RANK: 56 LOCATION: The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club | Wimbledon, England DATE: 7/6/2008 CATEGORY: Tennis
For a third straight year, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal met in the finals at Wimbledon. The result? Epic. Nadal defeated Federer, who was looking for a sixth straight Wimbledon title, in five sets in a match that nearly went five hours.