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Fab 40 as Djokovic tightens big four's iron grip

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LONDON - Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon title tightened the iron grip of the sport's big four, who have now claimed 40 of the last 45 Grand Slams, and delivered another crushing blow to their struggling heirs. 

Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the winner's trophy after beating Switzerland's Roger Federer during the presentation on day thirteen of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 6, 2014

Since Roger Federer, who saw his hopes of a record eighth title at the All England Club ended by Djokovic in another Centre Court epic, won his first Wimbledon crown in 2003, only five men have managed to loosen the stranglehold.

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