Rare feat…Roger Federer wins 8th Wimbledon Title


Not only has d Roger Federer won the 8 Wimbledon Tittle, he has also become the oldest man in the Open Era to win the Wimbledon.  Federer made history when he defeated Croatia’s Marin Cilic in straight sets 6-3 6-1 6-4.

He won the title without dropping a set becoming the first man to do so since Bjorn Borg in 1976, which a rare feat

Federer said after the match. “I never give up in a match. I gave it my best – it’s all I can do,” Federer is also the first person to win eight Wimbledon titles in history.

He defeated the Croatian in 1 hour and 41 minutes, extending his record to 19 Grand Slam titles.

“It is cruel sometimes. But Marin fought well and is a hero, so congratulations on a wonderful tournament,” the 35-year-old said about his opponent.


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