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The Don of Wimble

Roger Federer Becomes First Man to Win Eight Wimbledon Titles

Not to mention the first man to reach 19 Grand Slam titles.

by Liam Daniel Pierce
Jul 17 2017, 2:59pm

Susan Mullane—USA TODAY Sports

Roger Federer handily took down Marin Čilić 6-3 6-1 6-4 in the Wimbledon men's finals today, winning a record-breaking eight titles for man at Wimbledon. Federer's clean sweep closed out his also-record 19th Grand Slam title, making him the oldest man to win a Wimbledon title, at the age of 35.

He even closed out the match with an ace:

The Swiss legend played masterfully as his wife and two sets of twin children looked on from the stands. Understandably, it was an emotional experience for him, as he wept in the afterglow of his victory:

Federer hadn't dropped a set in the entire tournament. It's fair to say that 35 isn't looking too old nowadays.

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