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Federer on verge of Wimbledon immortality

Published by , Sunday 07/16/17 06:49
© POOL/AFP/Tim IRELAND

Five years after his last Wimbledon triumph, Roger Federer can capture a record eighth All England Club title Sunday and become the tournament's oldest men's champion of the modern era. With his 36th birthday fast approaching, the evergreen Swiss will comfortably succeed Arthur Ashe, who was almost 32 when he won in 1975, as Wimbledon's most senior champion. Victory over Croatian giant Marin Cilic will also give him a 19th career Grand Slam title and second in three majors this year after sweeping to a fifth Australian Open in January following a six-month absence. "All my dreams came true here as a player," Federer said. "To have another chance to go for number eight now, be kind of so close now at this stage, is a great feeling."
Source: AFP

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Wawrinka also injured so not included, but won Davis Cup with Fed. Could be added to Novak and Andy as missing from Europe.
cppi il y a 1 jour
Way to go to Nick and Jack for winning the doubles match! :)
vscholz66 il y a 1 jour
Not literally on soil Annie XD
Dawson Wilson il y a 2 jours
Go my son or monfils in Fr
robchasba il y a 6 jours
Oui oui oui
christinenelles88 il y a 6 jours
The best team won, but the wrong man won. Shame.
Dawson Wilson il y a 8 jours
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