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Federer conquers Wimbledon
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Federer conquers Wimbledon

Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia’s Marin Cilic yesterday. The Swiss third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with a blister on his left foot and broke down in tears during the second…

Wimbledon Championships 2017: Federer enters finals
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Wimbledon Championships 2017: Federer enters finals

Roger Federer is one win from a historic eighth Wimbledon title after beating Czech 11th seed Tomas Berdych in straight sets in the semi-final. The Swiss, 35, won 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 to reach his 11th Wimbledon final, having last won the title back in 2012. He will face Croatia’s Marin Cilic after the…

Wimbledon Championships 2017: Federer, Djokovic advance for Round 2
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Wimbledon Championships 2017: Federer, Djokovic advance for Round 2

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic said Wimbledon should consider rule changes after both their first-round opponents retired with injuries. Third seed Federer led 6-3, 3-0 when Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov quit with an ankle injury after 43 minutes. Second seed Djokovic progressed after a calf injury saw Martin Klizan pull out at 6-2 2-0 down on…

Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title
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Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title

Swiss legend Roger Federer clinched his ninth Halle Open title after beating hapless Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 in the final. The top seed Roger Federer showed no mercy with fourth seed Alexander Zverev after wrapping up his ninth title in his 11th Halle final within 53 minutes. From the start Federer piled on the pressure…

Federer wins Indian Wells title
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Federer wins Indian Wells title

Roger Federer added another in his hat yesterday by winning the ATP Indian Wells Masters title. Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth title at Indian Wells, continuing his career resurgence with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Stan Wawrinka. Federer, sidelined some six months after knee surgery last year, returned to win his 18th Grand Slam title…

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