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Strokes of Genius: Federer v Nadal

Documentary looking back at the 2008 Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest matches of all time.

Documentary looking back at the 2008 Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest matches of all time.

The programme uses archive footage to tell the story of both men from their childhood years to becoming the best two players in the world, with Nadal the King of Clay and Federer the master of the Wimbledon grass.

Both players describe their emotions throughout the remarkable contest that lasted nearly five hours, and there are also contributions from tennis legends such as John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova.

1 hour, 39 minutes

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Sun 8 Jul 2018 18:20

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Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Rafael Nadal
Participant Roger Federer
Participant John McEnroe
Participant Bjorn Borg
Participant Chris Evert
Participant Martina Navratilova
Producer Julie Ahlberg

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