Roger Federer stormed to a 19th Grand Slam title over an out-of-sorts Marin Cilic to create even more tennis history on the sport’s grandest stage.
If it was ever in doubt, Roger Federer produced another exhibit in his case for being anointed Greatest Of All Time, winning a record eighth Wimbledon title
The 6-3 6-1 6-4 victory over a physically compromised and emotionally overwhelmed Marin Ciic delivered Federer an incredible 19th major singles title, and second of 2017.
Cilic held a break point in the fourth game, and initially looked the more potent from the baseline.
But Federer saved it and broke serve in the very next game – it was part of a momentous run for the Swiss, who from 2-1 down in the first set reeled off eight of the next nine games. Read more about Federer claims record 8th Wimbledon crown …
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