Roger Federer lifts a record 8th Wimbledon title beating Marin Cilic in Men’s singles

7/17/2017
  • Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion with a straight-sets victory over Marin Cilic. Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title beating Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.
  • The 36-year old Federer is also Wimbledon’s oldest men’s winner of the modern era, succeeding Arthur Ashe, who was almost 32 when he won in 1976. This was his 11th Wimbledon final and 29th title at the majors. With this victory, Federer also became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1976 to win Wimbledon without dropping a set in the entire tournament.
Points to Remember:
  • Wimbledon is one of four Grand Slam tennis tournaments. The others are the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open.
  • Wimbledon takes place at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London.
  • Roger Federer of Switzerland defeats Marin Cilic of Croatia in the men's final.
  • Garbine Muguruza of Spain defeats Venus Williams of the United States in the women's final.
  • Men’s Doubles:- Ł. Kubot & M. Melo
  • Women’s Doubles:- E. Makarova & E. Vesnina
  • Mixed Doubles:-J. Murray & M. Hingis
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