Champions of Wimbledon (2008)

In 1976 Bjorn Borg won the first of a record five consecutive Wimbledon Singles titles. The 2008 Championships will see Roger Federer attempt to overtake the Swede by winning his sixth ... See full synopsis »

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Cathy Jones

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Cast

Credited cast:
Boris Becker ... Himself
Björn Borg ... Himself
Roger Federer ... Himself
Tim Henman ... Himself
Pete Sampras ... Himself
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In 1976 Bjorn Borg won the first of a record five consecutive Wimbledon Singles titles. The 2008 Championships will see Roger Federer attempt to overtake the Swede by winning his sixth successive crown. Arguably this achievement could make the Swiss master the greatest Wimbledon Champion of all time.

In the years between Borgs last title and Federers first, the Mens Singles Final featured many of the best players to have graced the courts of SW19. There were eleven Wimbledon Champions, each one characterised by their own unique style of play and personality: the controversial, left-handed New Yorker John McEnroe who played in the most famous Wimbledon tie-break against his greatest rival Borg; the never say die attitude of McEnroe and Borgs adversary the fiery American Jimmy Connors; the youngest champion and first German winner, Boris Becker; the memorable victory celebration of the popular Australian Pat Cash; the graceful serve and volley game of Swedens Stefan Edberg; Michael ...

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 2008 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Wimbledon, London, England, UK

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16:9 HD
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