Swiss Roger Federer claimed his eighth Wimbledon title at the age of 35 years, the 35-year-old Swiss celebrated his greatest achievement on Sunday on the court he loves more than any other in the world.
Having become the oldest men’s Grand Slam singles champion since 1972 to win the Wimbledon where he defeated Croatia’s Marin Cilic in straight sets 6-3 6-1 6-4 as federer created history.
“I never give up in a match. I gave it my best – it’s all I can do,”
Federer said after the match.
Roger Federer has spent most of his life breaking records, and thisis another as he defeated the Croatian in 1 hour and 41 minutes, extending his record to 19 Grand Slam titles.
“It is cruel sometimes. But Marin fought well and is a hero, so congratulations on a wonderful tournament,” he said about his opponent.