Marija Cicak will be the first woman to referee the Wimbledon final

The croatian Marija cicak This Sunday will be the first woman in history to referee the Wimbledon men’s final, which will face the Serbian Novak Djokovic and to italian Matteo berrettini.

The 43-year-old chair umpire holds a gold badge for her work as a referee, as well as being a member of the elite WTA corps since 2012.

The final between Novak Djokovic and Matteo Berrettini It will be the first in All England history to be led by a woman. Cicak She already has experience in women’s (2014) and girls’ doubles (2017) finals.

This is your 15th Wimbledon, in addition to having participated in ten consecutive editions of the teachers’ tournament and in other events such as the Davis Cup and the Billie Jean King Cup, formerly the Federation Cup. He also refereed the Olympic final in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

For its part, the women’s final will be directed by James Keothavong.