R. FEDERER/A. Murray 4‑6, 7‑5, 6‑3, 6‑4

ROGER FEDERER

 

Q.  A seventh.  Got to feel unbelievable.  But how different does it feel because of the circumstances around here?  Very unusual today.

ROGER FEDERER:  Yeah, I mean, I think any Grand Slam final, particularly here at Wimbledon, are unusual.  You never quite get used to it.  Today was unique because of playing Andy.  Obviously, you know, being able to play or finish a match under the roof, I don’t think that’s ever been done before here for a final.  So that’s been different, as well.  And nice, of course.

I know the occasion and how big it was for Andy and myself.  I’m happy I got a victory today, but obviously it was a very, very special ‑‑ I mean, yeah, we’ll talk more about it I guess as questions will come.

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R. FEDERER/A. Murray 4‑6, 7‑5, 6‑3, 6‑4

 

ANDY MURRAY

 

Q.  Does this one, now that it’s over, feel any different than the other ones?  How did it feel inside?

ANDY MURRAY:  Well, yeah, it’s tough.  Every one has been different ways.  You know, today’s pretty hard because, you know, you’re playing in front of, you know, a crowd like that.  You’re playing in front of ‑‑ you know, your family’s there, as well, like your whole family has come to watch.

So, yeah, it’s tough.

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MARRAY‑NIELSEN/Lindstedt‑Tecau

4‑6, 6‑4, 7‑6, 6‑7, 6‑3

 

JONATHAN MARRAY and

FREDERIK NIELSEN

 

 

Q.  Johnny, talk about that moment of sportsmanship in the third set tiebreak when you confessed to something no one had noticed.

JONATHAN MARRAY:  Yeah, well, Freddy had a great serve.  I had a sitter on top of the net.  As I hit the volley, I followed through and touched the top of the net.  So basically it’s their point.

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WILLIAMS‑WILLIAMS/Hlavackova‑Hradecka

7‑5, 6‑4

 

VENUS  SERENA WILLIAMS

 

 

Q.  Venus, how does it feel to be women’s doubles champions?

VENUS WILLIAMS:  Oh, wow, it’s amazing.  I was definitely inspired by Serena’s single’s performance.  Obviously it’s wonderful to play on the court with her.  I couldn’t have done it without her, so it’s great.

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S. WILLIAMS/A. Radwanska 6‑1, 5‑7, 6‑2

 

SERENA WILLIAMS

 

Q.  Talk about the stress of dealing with that third set, because certainly the match turned around.  If I would have told you 15 years ago you’d be right here with five Wimbledon titles, what would you have said?

SERENA WILLIAMS:  I would have believed you, for sure.  I’d be like, All right, cool.

So, I don’t know.  I tried to stay more calm in the third than I had in the second.  So that was my thing.  I just got too anxious and I shouldn’t have been so anxious.

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S. WILLIAMS/A. Radwanska 6‑1, 5‑7, 6‑2

AGNIESZKA RADWANSKA

Q. Put your experience out there today in your own words, please.

AGNIESZKA RADWANSKA: Like I said on court as well, these are the best two weeks of my life. When practicing and playing tennis all your life, I think it’s a dream for everyone to be in the final.

So basically for sure I’m just very happy. Of course it’s always disappointing to lose, especially after a tough and good match. But so very happy about my final.

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A. MURRAY/J. Tsonga 6‑3, 6‑4, 3‑6, 7‑5

 

ANDY MURRAY

 

 

Q.  What were you doing 74 years ago?

ANDY MURRAY:  Not a whole lot.  (Smiling.)

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A. MURRAY/J. Tsonga 6‑3, 6‑4, 3‑6, 7‑5

 

JO‑WILFRIED TSONGA

 

Q.  Talk about the difficulty of dealing with the fact that most people here were rooting for the other guy and the importance of the match and the aura of all that.

JO‑WILFRIED TSONGA:  You know, I was in my match, I was focused.  I didn’t, you know, take care of it.  You know, I was in my match, so for me it was not really important today.

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SERENA WILLIAMS

 

            Q.  You had your left ankle heavily strapped a couple days ago.  Doesn’t seem to be giving you any problems since?

            SERENA WILLIAMS:  I strap it every day, every match, every practice.

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R. FEDERER/N. Djokovic 6‑3, 3‑6, 6‑4, 6‑4

 

           

ROGER FEDERER

 

 

            Q.  I want to know about how this affects your confidence maybe moving forward?  And also, what does this tell you about your game, where you’re at, from being still one of the elite players on the planet?

            ROGER FEDERER:  Well, I’ve played a lot of tennis lately.  I’m maybe the guy with most matches played this year, so it’s not like I’ve been on the sideline.  I think that helps, you know, building confidence and momentum really.

            Obviously you want it to pay off in the big matches against the best of the players.  Didn’t happen for me in Paris unfortunately, but it was a tough tournament overall for me.

            Then it’s nice that, you know, it worked today.  Obviously I’d love to win the title.  I have one more match to go.  I’m aware of that.  Still it’s always nice beating someone like Novak, who has done so well here last year, the last couple years.

            We’ve never played on grass.  It was obviously a big occasion.  These matches only help my confidence.  I hope I can use it then for the finals.

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