The new Wimbledon men’s singles champion arrived at the Guildhall in central London looking dapper alongside wife Mirka and beaming as he made his way into the venue.
35 – No female player recorded more aces than Johanna Konta (35), as she became the first female British player to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals since Virginia Wade in 1978.
Federer has now hinted that he would miss the Montreal Masters and feature only in Cincinnati ahead of the fourth major of the season, the US Open, where he has not clinched victory since 2008.
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Muguruza hit 14 winners to 11 unforced errors, as Venus was more aggressive to start, hitting 12 winners in the first set alone, but only managed five in the second, and struck 25 unforced errors for the match.
Federer strongly hinted that his appetite for winning major titles will not show any signs of diminishing. I wasn’t sure if I’d be in a final again after past year, especially some tough losses to Novak [Djokovic] in 2014 and 2015.
Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza stole the limelight over the Wimbledon weekend as they claimed the respective singles titles at the All England Club. “Since my generation and Rafa’s generation, yes, the next one hasn’t been strong enough to push all of us out really”, Federer said.
‘My head is ringing, ‘ Federer said at a press conference on Monday morning.
“I’m playing for titles at this stage of my career”.
He said: ‘I guess it’s again disbelief that I can achieve such heights and I wasn’t sure I would ever be here again in another final. “That’s where he is and that’s from one sportsman to another – perhaps that’s the biggest compliment I can give, the greatest of all time, full stop”. If you believe, you can go really far in your life.
Roger Federer has won the second set 6-1 against Marin Cilic in the men’s final at Wimbledon.
“Once you step on the court, you see the crowd, you see the final, you see I’m here playing another Wimbledon final”, said Muguruza.
“I always believed that I could maybe come back and do it again”. I grew up watching her play – sorry.
Muguruza is the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon, joining her coach, Conchita Martinez, who beat a 37-year-old Martina Navratilova in 1994. Yet, as he marched to this year’s crown without dropping a set, it was clear that the dazzling array of shots and sheer, balletic brilliance of tennis’s greatest male player are all still in evidence.