Roger Federer Wins 7th Wimbledon Title
Roger Federer has now put himself in position for a date with destiny. Federer won his record-tying seventh Wimbledon title Sunday, beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. the 17 time grand slam champion make short work of Murray, and ended a chance for Britain to crown a homegrown men’s champion.
“It’s amazing,” Federer said in the postmatch ceremony. “It equals me to Pete Sampras, who’s my hero. It’s just amazing.” Federer is now 17-7 in Grand Slam finals, including 7-1 at Wimbledon.
The last British man to win the Wimbledon title was Fred Perry in 1936. Sunday’s match was the first Wimbledon final to be played with the roof closed.