Wimbledon 2017: Gilles Muller defeats Nadal
July 11 , 2017
In what can be regarded as a major upset, Gilles Muller from Luxembourg, the 16th seed for this year’s Wimbledon put paid to Rafael Nadal’s hopes of winning his third Wimbledon trophy. In the fifth and final set of the epic game the big serving Muller achieved a lead of 15 to 13. The 15 time Grand Slam champion was two sets down but fought back characteristically from that predicament to stretch the match to four hours and 47 minutes. The final scoreline read 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13.