And enjoyed it, which is saying something.
Two for two.
What a truly brilliant match - even better than last year, which is saying something.
I know I've said all along that I wanted Nadal to win, and yes, my heart still wanted him to. But seriously by the time we got into the fifth set I honestly didn't mind. No one deserved to lose; they were both, in my mind, winners.
Absolutely first rate. A final to really remember.
And they were both so nice, so complimentary, so gentlemanly about one another - and their embrace and Federer's whole attitude a zillion times better than Serena's.
Well done Nadal!
But also well done Federer.
A brilliant end to two great weeks.
'Normality' resumes tomorrow (for which I know J will be pleased).
I'm exhausted, and I was only watching.
Thank you to both of you.