Federer Wins Record Eighth Wimbledon Crown

The greatest Wimbledon champion of all time added another title to his name on the famed Centre Court today as Roger Federer became the second player to win Wimbledon without dropping a set winning the final against Marin Cilic.  The performance of Federer after taking off the clay court season off to prepare for Wimbledon has been remarkable as up to the level that Federer has been put to as a legend in men’s tennis.

Throughout the match, Federer was simply the better tennis player as he had more aces, winners, better percentage of first serves in, a much better percentage on winning points on both first and second serves, and won five break points when Cilic only had one opportunity to do so in the entire match in which Cilic failed.  Cilic was dealing with a blister throughout the match so that should be taken into consideration.  Cilic is now 1-1 in major finals after winning the 2014 US Open.  For Federer, he adds to his record major championship total with now nineteen.  Both players will be taking some well deserved time off in the coming weeks before the US Open Series coming up on the road to the US Open.  

Three different tournaments will be taking place in the ATP next week.  American John Isner headlines the field in Newport, Rhode Island.  In Umag, Croatia, David Goffin and Gael Monfils are the top two seeds.  In Sweden, Spanish players dominate the seeds.  

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