Wimbledon 2017 men’s final result : Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in straight sets

Wimbledon 2017 men’s final result : Like the Wimbledon 2017 women’s final, the Wimbledon 2017 men’s final also turned out to be a one-sided affair as veteran Roger Federer demolished Croatian tennis star Marin Cilic in straight sets on Sunday.

In a contest that lasted an hour and 41 minutes, the Swiss tennis star Roger Federer wrapped up the final with 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to clinch his eight Wimbledon title.

With that, the 35-year-old Roger Federer finally surpassed the joint record of the most number of Wimbledon titles of seven he held alongside Pete Sampras and William Renshaw. The last Wimbledon title for Roger Federer was way back in 2012 when he defeated Andy Murray.

Close to being 36 years of age, Roger Federer became the oldest male player in the Open Era to clinch the Wimbledon title which lifted his rankings from World no 5 to World no 3.

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Roger Federer

Sunday’s Wimbledon 2017 men’s final turned out to be the 11th Wimbledon final for Roger Federer who eased past an injured Marin Cilic.

The 28-year-old Croatian during the second set had his physio attend to his injured left foot. Again in the third set, Marin Cilic was attended to more treatment to his toe but the damage was already done with the set and the match drifting towards Roger Federer.

The Swiss tennis star served his eight ace to wrap up the Wimbledon 2017 men’s final. For the world no 6 Marin Cilic, it was his first Wimbledon final.

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