How Roger Federer Won More Hearts Than the Wimbledon Title in 2014

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  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final tennis match against Roger Federer of Switzerland at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 6, 2014.
    Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final tennis match against Roger Federer of Switzerland at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 6, 2014.
  • Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during his men's singles final tennis match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 6, 2014.
    Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during his men's singles final tennis match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 6, 2014.
  • The team of Roger Federer of Switzerland, including his wife Mirka Federer (L) and coach Stefan Edberg (2nd R) applaud during his men's singles final tennis match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 6, 20
    The team of Roger Federer of Switzerland, including his wife Mirka Federer (L) and coach Stefan Edberg (2nd R) applaud during his men's singles final tennis match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 6, 2014.
  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles finals tennis match against Roger Federer of Switzerland on Centre Court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London July 6, 2014.
    Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles finals tennis match against Roger Federer of Switzerland on Centre Court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London July 6, 2014.
  • Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge applaud after the fourth set of the men's singles final tennis match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Roger Federer of Switzerland on Centre Court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championsh
    Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge applaud after the fourth set of the men's singles final tennis match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Roger Federer of Switzerland on Centre Court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 6, 2014.
  • How Roger Federer Won More Hearts Than the Wimbledon Title in 2014
    Novak Djokovic of Serbia finally got to celebrate with his coaching staff after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their men's singles final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 6, 2014. The crowd did acknowledge his win but their heart was with Roger Federer who even shed a solitary tear to show how painful it was to be losing at Wimbledon
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Roger Federer or Fedex as he is fondly known among his ardent fans might have lost the finals of Wimbledon 2014 to Novak Djokovic but he won the hearts of the crowd at the stadium. It was not just ordinary tennis fans but even celebrities like the Prince and Duchess William and Catherine also rooted for Roger.

Djokovic might have understood the partisan crowd last year since he was playing against England's Andy Murray but this year he would have hoped for better support. Unfortunately for him, the crowd was on Federer's side.  Fedex's big point wins were greeted with deafening cheers while the points he lost produced anguished sighs.

The whole crowd including celebrities like Kate Bekinsale, Kate Winslet, the Beckhams, Samuel L Jackson, Huge Jackman all ended up looking like they were born in Zurich. Switzerland and Roger Federer ruled the center court on 6 July 2014. But Federer did not disappoint his fans his game was a treasure from a true artiste.

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