Roger Federer warms up for Novak Djokovic Wimbledon final with Thomas Enqvist

At 2pm, Federer and Djokovic will walk onto Centre Court for the third meeting in a Wimbledon final.

Djokovic has come out on top in the previous two occasions and starts the match as the favourite to win a fifth title at SW19.

But Federer has played some inspired tennis over the two weeks, not least in his enthralling semi-final with Rafael Nadal on Friday.

And the Swiss star got back to work this morning after early rain had cleared.

With a shortage of top ATP players available to practise with, Federer has gone back to the past to get ready for the final.

On Thursday and Friday, Federer played with left-handers Michael Llodra and Jarkko Nieminen respectively to resemble what he’d face from Nadal.

And this morning, Federer trained with retired Swede Enqvist.

Enqvist has been at the tournament for the men’s invitation doubles and is a close friend of Federer.

Federer and Djokovic have played each other 47 times and there are few secrets between them.

And the Swiss says his gameplan for the match is clear.

“It’s the same like going into a Rafa match,” he said.

“I think the moment you’ve played somebody probably more than 15 times, you know, especially in recent years also a few times, there’s not that much more left out there. Especially you know where the players go when it really matters, how much can you still surprise somebody.

“At the end of the day it comes very much down to who’s better on the day, who’s in a better mental place, who’s got more energy left, who’s tougher when it really comes to the crunch.

“In the tennis, there’s always somebody who’s going to be a little bit better because there’s no draws in our sport. It’s always quite brutal sometimes.

“Don’t want to say always the better player wins, but sometimes it can be tough. Like today, he could have broke in that last game somehow and we could still be playing. Who knows.

“Look, I’m excited about the game against Novak. Like you said, we’ve played each other so, so much. I don’t mind that, I think it’s more of a clear game plan.

“Especially we had a great match against each other in Paris just recently. I hope we can back it up from there.”

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