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Nadal Federer Wimbledon Final

Although my friend Tom Perrotta has been in town to cover Wimbledon for Tennis Magazine and the New York Sun, I wasn’t able to score any tix to Wimbledon these last two weeks.

Last night, I heard from a friend that Ticketmaster.co.uk was releasing 500 tickets the evening before each Wimbledon match, so my friends and I manned our computers at the appointed time, and voila, £96 lighter in wallet, I had a ticket to the Men’s Finals today.

As you probably heard by now, Nadal won, and it was a long, knock down, drag ’em out kind of match. Seven hours after their faceoff started, *I* felt exhausted and exhilarated, and all I had to do was sit in my seat and watch.

Federer Nadal at the beginning of 2008 Wimbledon Final

A great match by two great players, and I feel lucky to have seen it in person.  Congrats, Rafa!

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