The whole world was busy watching the high voltage Wimbledon final on Sunday to witness the two legends of tennis, Roger Federer battle it out with Marin Cilic. As expected, Roger Federer created history, again!
Roger Federer became the first man to record 8th Wimbledon Men’s title and became the tournament’s oldest champion with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final.
Not only this, Federer became the only man to have 19th Grand Slams in his bag. What’s more incredible? He won the championship without dropping a single set during the entire tournament! Federer beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.
Federer was obviously emotional after the victory and could not hold back his tears. Hailed as the greatest player of all time, he was supported by fans and family.
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Roger, who missed last year’s tournament said, “I always believed that I could maybe come back and do it again. And if you believe, you can go really, really far in your life, and I did that and I’m happy I kept on believing and dreaming, and here I am today for the eighth. It’s fantastic.”
It was even more special since his twin daughters and twin sons watched him win! P.S the boys looked incredibly cute in their matching blazers. This video uploaded by Wimbledon is a glimpse into the greatness that makes Roger the legend he is!
News Source: ESPN