Rafael Nadal proved why he is the world’s number one by destroying Tomas Berdych in straight sets to regain the Wimbledon Championship. This was Nadal’s eight Grand Slam title although he is only 24 years old.
Nadal was simply a class (if not more) better than Berdych easily winning 6-3 7-5 6-4 in just over 2 hours. The game was simply a one sided contest with Berdych unable to force any sustained pressure on Nadal. It was clear that Nadal was delighted to regain the title.
“It’s more than a dream for me,” Nadal told BBC Sport. “After a difficult year for me, missing the tournament last year, this year I came back and to have this trophy in my hands is more than a dream.”
Perhaps Nadal’s win signals the end of the reign of Roger Federer. Federer looked a shadow of his former self at Wimbledon losing to Berdych in the quarter final who Nadal simply destroyed.