The 89 years between Suzanne Lenglen's classic 1919 victory and Rafael Nadal's riveting 2008 triumph provide reams of material to debate which 10 Wimbledon finals were the greatest of all time.
Greatness, by our definition, results from a combination of excitement, tennis excellence, tight competition and memorable moments. All four were present in many title matches of the world's most prestigious tennis event,Wimbledon. However, 10 finals stand above the rest.
While ranking the greatest finals in Wimbledon history, we decided not to include any player in more than one match. That limits the inclusion of Nadal and Roger Federer to only their best Wimbledon finals, a difficult choice indeed.
Perhaps this year's men's or women's finals will produce a legendary match. For now, our countdown of the top 10 Wimbledon finals is as follows.