Djokovic controlled many early points of the match with a powerful forehand serve to race to a two sets lead.
Monday the Serbian replaces Nadal as the ATP Tourís number one ranked player.
Nadal had won 20 matches in a row at Wimbledon after taking titles at London in 2008 and 2010. In 2009 Nadal withdrew from Wimbledon citing a knee injury.
Saturday in the womenís final, the 21 year old eighth seeded Petra Kvitova upset the fifth seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-3, 6-4 to take her first Wimbledon title.
Sharapova took her lone Wimbledon ttitle in 2004 as a 17 year old.
Kvitova used an aggressive forehand and the more consistent serve of the day to post the win.