| The world's best tennis was on display in Southwest London in late June. Wimbledon-The 2009 Official Film offers highlights from the most prestigious grass court championships along with exclusive contributions from Martina Navratilova, Pete Sampras, and Rod Laver.
The 2009 tournament began with a stunning withdrawal of top seeded Rafael Nadal. The favorite, who was looking to win his second straight Wimbledon Title, was forced to rest his injured knees instead. With the number 1 ranked contender out of commission, Roger Federer graced the grass playing some of the best tennis of his career. Looking to secure his 15th Grand Slam title, he battled against a very determined Andy Roddick in a stunning 5 set match ending with a record 16-14 final set score. In a match that left everything on the court, Federer was crowned as the most decorated player of all time.
In the women's draw, The Williams sisters put together a grand display of incredible athleticism as they made their way to the final match where they faced each other. Serena's road to the final was a rocky one as she battled against Elena Dementieva in the longest ever Ladies Semi Final match. On the brink of defeat, Serena pulled out the victory only to meet one of the toughest opponents in the final round, her sister Venus Williams. In the end, Serena was the victor holding the prized Wimbledon Trophy for the third time in her career.