News ID: 196779
Published: 0254 GMT July 16, 2017

Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title
Roger Federer cracks emotionally after he became the oldest man to win the Wimbledon title.
Source: BBC

Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic.

The Swiss third seed won 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with blisters on his left foot and broke down in tears during the second set, BBC reported.

Federer, 35, claimed his first Wimbledon title since 2012.

He becomes the oldest man in the Open Era to win the Wimbledon title.

   
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