SI.com 2003 Wimbledon


 
 
Federer totaled 21 aces and never faced a break point. AP

Date with destiny

When Roger Federer eliminated Pete Sampras from Wimbledon two years ago, it was indeed a sign of things to come. Losing only one set in the fortnight, Federer scored a 7-6 (5), 6-2, 7-6 (3) victory over Australian Mark Philippoussis in Sunday's final to win his first Grand Slam title.

Photo Gallery: Fabulous fortnight
Federer's finesse restores tradition
Philippoussis says he'll win Wimbledon
Notebook: Olympics may move to Wimbledon

 
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Wrapping up Wimbledon



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Serena marks year at No. 1; Hewitt falls to No. 5
Navratilova ties record wtih 20th Wimbledon title
After Wimbledon win, Paris loss still galls Serena
Clijsters and Sugiyama win women's doubles title
Serena defends Wimbledon title against Venus
Woodbridge, Bjorkman defend men's doubles title
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The women are still fighting for more pay.


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Past Specials
2002: Serena knocks off Venus
2001: Goran Ivanisevic is a Croatian sensation
2000: Sampras wins Slam No. 13
1999: Graf says goodbye
1998: Sampras wins a fifth title


 
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* Sibling rivalry
Serena Williams tells Patrick Snell how difficult it was to beat her sister Venus at Wimbledon.
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