Hello and welcome to India.com’s coverage of Wimbledon 2017 Men’s Singles Final between Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic. Federer will be chasing his record eighth Wimbledon title. The Swiss Master is playing in his 11th Wimbledon final. As the 18-time Grand Slam champion goes up against Marin Cilic we bring to you the the live updates from the match. Stay tuned for that!
Seven-time Wimbledon champion, Federer, defeated Czech Tomas Berdych 7-6(4), 7-6(4) 6-4 in the semi-final contest that lasted for two hours and 18 minutes to enter the summit clash. On the other hand, Cilic beat American 24th seed Sam Querrey 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 in the semi finals. Also Catch- Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic Wimbledon 2017 Men’s Singles Final Live Streaming
Cilic, who is a 2014 US Open champion, will be looking to add second Grand Slam title against his name. Interestingly, no one outside the ‘big four’ of Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic has won the Wimbledon in last 15 years. And if Cilic does so it will be a big achievement.
Meanwhile, 35-year-old Federer, is the second oldest Wimbledon finalist after Ken Rosewall who finished runner-up in 1974 at the age of 39. The veteran will be hoping to make it eight titles.
These two players have met each other seven times with Federer apparently leading the head to head record 6-1. Cilic’s lone win over Federer came in 2014 in the semis of US Open, the Croatian eventually won the Grand Slam. Also Read- Wimbledon 2017: John McEnroe Warns Roger Federer Before Men’s Final Against Martin Cilic
Federer is yet to drop a set at Wimbledon this year and things won’t be easy for Cilic to create an upset. Fans will be hoping that the 35-year-old continues weaving his magic at the All England club.