• Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepare for what turns into an epic final.
  • Rod Laver and the Duke of Kent are in the crowd...
  • ...and see Nadal make a flying start to win the opening set.
  • But despite the odd scare along the way...
  • ...Djokovic wins the second...
  • ...and third sets to seemingly take control.
  • Nadal duly plays some of the best tennis of the match...
  • ...to take the contest into a deciding set.
  • But with the clock ticking towards the six-hour mark...
  • ..Djokovic wins the longest ever Grand Slam final 7-5 in the decider.
  • The two gladiators embrace at the net.
  • To the victor the spoils...
  • ..while Nadal reflects on what might have been.

Men's Final 2012

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepare for what turns into an epic final.