Roger Federer has won the 2017 Wimbledon title after straight set win over Marin Cilic on Sunday afternoon. Federer looking in command from start to finish and was helped a little by Marin Cilic’s injury midway through second set. It was Federer’s record 8th Wimbledon title and 19th overall in his illustrious career. With two grand slam titles this year, Federer is set to grab 3rd position in the ATP rankings.
Marin Cilic breakdown during the game when he hurt his foot and although he resume play it was so evident he was never going to trouble Federer who did not drop a set on his way to record 8th Wimbledon title.
Final Match Highlights:
Roger Federer is set to take on Marin Cilic in the final of 2017 Wimbledon championship in what will be a record breaking 9th wimbledon final for Federer and he will be hoping to win his 8th title here. Marin Cilic on the other hand will be playing his very first wimbledon final second overall grand slam final. The match will be played at the center court on Sunday, 16th July 2017 starting at around 3:00 pm uk time. BBC One will have live coverage of the match in the UK while ESPN will broadcast live in the US.
Roger Federer has kind of turned things around in last year and half after several barren years. He can now add yet another grand slam title to his haul of already incredible 18 titles and stand in the league of his own. Federer saw off the challenge from Tomas Berdyc in straight sets (7-6, 7-6, 6-4) to qualify for the final and now he face an inform and very unpredictable Marin Cilic.
Federer vs Cilic Head To Head Record: Looking at the past meeting between the two, Federer has upper hand with 6 wins and only one defeat. These two meet last year in Wimbledon 2016 quarterfinal and Federer defeated Cilic in a marathon of match which went all the way to 5 sets. Their other two grand slam meetings came in US Open back in 2014 and 2011. Cilic’s only win against Federer came in 2014 US open semifinal in straight sets. Going into the final match, Federer will be favourite to win his 8th Wimbledon title.
The men’s singles final is suppose to start at around 3pm uk time on Sunday at the center court and BBC one will have live coverage atleast thirty minutes before the game begins. We will have live streaming links with both BBC and ESPN coverage right here on this page like 1 hour before the game.