Roger Federer won Wimbledon for a third consecutive year by defeating Andy Roddick in the final for the second year in a row, 6–2, 7–6(7–2), 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 2005 Wimbledon Championships.
This tournament was the first Grand Slam tournament in which future World No. 1 and Wimbledon champions Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic competed in the main draw. Both players were defeated in the third round: Djokovic was defeated by Sébastien Grosjean in four sets, while Murray was defeated by David Nalbandian after leading two sets to love; to date it remains the only professional match in which Murray has lost from two sets up. Novak Djokovic entered ATP Top 100 for the first time after this tournament.