Roger Federer Won His Eighth Wimbledon Title!
July 21, 2017
Switzerland’s Roger Federer won a record 8th Wimbledon title.
It was a memorable milestone for Roger Federer, who became the first man in the history of the Wimbledon Championships to lift the title eight times. In the end, an ace clinched Federer’s 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 victory in 1hr 41min. It was the first time Federer had won Wimbledon without dropping a set, and only the second time anyone had done so in the Open era, after Bjorn Borg in 1976. It was Federer’s 11th career Wimbledon final, where he registered his 1,111th career win, beating Croatia’s Marin Cilic, who himself was playing in his 11th Wimbledon tournament.
Roger Federer, who was born on August 8, won a record 8th Wimbledon title with his 8th ace of the final, in which he lost only 8 games.