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Roger Federer at the age of 35 has become the first man to win Wimbledon eight times with a straight sets victory against Marin Cilic of Croatia this afternoon on centre court. Federer the third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 in one hour & 41 minutes to claim his 19th Grand Slam title & first Wimbledon title since 2012.
Roger became the first man since Bjorn Borg in 1976 to win the Wimbledon title without dropping a set.
Garbine Muguruza is the 2017 Wimbledon champion after beating Venus Williams in straight sets 7-5 6-0 under the roof on centre court this afternoon. Venus the five-time champion had two sets points at 5-4 in the first set but could not close it out & then lost nine games in a row.
It is Garbine second Grand Slam title after winning the French Open in 2016 beating Serena Williams in the final.
Roger Federer is into his 11th Wimbledon final after beating Tomas Berdych in straight sets 7-6 7-6 6-4 this evening on centre court. Federer in superb form is yet to drop a set on his way to the final & will face Marin Cilic from Croatia after his victory against American Sam Querrey 6-7 6-4 7-6 7-5 earlier in the day.
It will be Federer 29th Grand Slam final & now only one win from a historic 8th Wimbledon title. Roger will move to 19th Grand Slam titles if victorious on Sunday. While Cilic is aiming for his 2nd Slam title after winning the US Open in 2014.
Johanna Konta the British number one hopes of reaching a first Wimbledon final were ended with a straight sets semi – final defeat to Venus Williams this afternoon on centre court. Venus seeded 10th played very well to win 6-4 6-2 and will now face Garbine Muguruza of Spain in the final on Saturday.
Venus at the age of 37 is the oldest Grand Slam finalist since 1994 when Martina Navratilova finished runner – up at Wimbledon.
Andy Murray the World number one & defending Wimbledon champion has been knocked out of tournament at the quarter – finals stage by big serving American Sam Querrey this afternoon on centre court. Querrey at the age of 29 beat Murray in five sets 3-6 6-4 6-7 6-1 6-1 to become the first American to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since Andy Roddick at Wimbledon in 2009. Next for Querrey in the last four is Marin Cilic who came through in five sets against Gilles Muller.
Also this evening Novak Djokovic is out of Wimbledon after retiring with an injured elbow during his quarter – final against Tomas Berdych. Novak lost the first set 7-6 & was 2- 0 down in the second set when he made the decision.
Roger Federer stayed on course for his eight Wimbledon title with a straight sets victory against Milos Raonic 6-4 6-2 7-6. The match was Federer 100th singles victory at the championship & now faces Tomas Berdych on Friday for a place in the final.
Jo Konta is into the semi-finals of Wimbledon with a sensational victory this evening over the second seed Simona Halep of Romania 6-7 7-6 6-4. This makes Konta the first British women since Virginia Wade to reach the semi-final stage at Wimbledon since 1978. Next for Konta is American Venus Williams.
Earlier in the day the world number four Novak Djokovic progressed to the quarter-finals with a straight sets victory over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-2 7-6 6-4. Novak will now face Czech Tomas Berdych.
The fourth seed Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of Wimbledon this evening in a epic five set thriller against Gilles Muller. The match lasting four hours & 48 minutes with Muller coming through 6-3 6-4 3-6 4-6 15-13.
For the first time since 1973 Britain will have a mens’s & ladies quarter – finalists at Wimbledon after wins today for Andy Murray & Jo Konta. Murray the defending champion & top seed beat Freanchman Benoit Paire 7-6 6-4 6-4, while Konta the sixth seed beat Caroline Garcia 7-6 4-6 6-4. Murray now faces big serving American Sam Querrey on Wednesday & Konta will play second seed Simona Halep tomorrow.
Roger Federer was in good form winning in straight sets this afternoon against Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-2 6-4 to make it to his 50th Grand Slam quarter- final.
Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic are both through to the second week of Wimbledon & into the fourth round after straight sets victories on centre court this afternoon. Federer seeded three played superbly beating serve & volley expert Mischa Zverev 7-6 6-4 6-4. Djokovic the second seed came through against Ernests Gulbis 6-4 6-1 7-6.
Next up for Federer is Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov while Djokovic faces Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.
Rafael Nadal made history today by winning his 10th French Open title in Paris with a straight sets victory over Stan Wawrinka. Nadal won the match 6-2 6-3 6-1 to claim his 15th Grand Slam title & become the first man or woman in the Open era to have won a Grand Slam tournament 10 times. Nadal now moves above Pete Sampras on the list of all-time Grand Slam winners into second place behind Roger Federer.