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

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London: Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion today 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 Swiss superstar’s 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.