The Fed Express rumbles on!
The Swiss maestro took his Grand Slam tally to 19 – four clear of closest men’s rival Rafael Nadal – with a commanding victory over Marin Cilic in the Wimbledon final.
From the moment Federer broke in the fifth game of the match, the outcome was practically inevitable as he ripped through his ailing rival to win 6-3 6-1 6-4.
The 35-year-old was a class apart throughout the tournament as his fellow ‘Big Four’ members wilted, clinching an eighth title at SW19 without dropping a set – the first man to clean sweep Wimbledon since Bjorn Borg in 1976.
The reaction was typically jubilant as social media queued up to laud ‘The Greatest’.
His return to form in 2017 is simply ridiculous. He’s THIRTY-FIVE!
His performances at Wimbledon have been so impressive that he reportedly attracted the attention of Chelsea manager Antonio Conte…
We have a feeling this won’t be the last ‘Federer is the GOAT’ article we write…
A 20th Slam title at Flushing Meadows, anyone?!