Federer reached the Wimbledon final for the 11th time, Cilic – the first time

Федерер вышел в финал Уимблдона в 11-й раз, Чилич – впервые

Roger Federer

Wimbledon final-2017 Swiss Roger Federer will play Croat Marin Cilic.

Swiss tennis player Roger Federer in three sets coped with the Czech Tomas Berdych (7:6, 7:6, 6:4) on the way to the Wimbledon final, where he will play in 11-th time.

Thus, Federer updated his personal record for number of finals herbal major, and in the decisive match he will compete for a record eighth title.

Note that the current draw of Wimbledon, Federer has not lost a set. All in all, for Federer the final will be already the 29th in the Grand slams and the 141st on the ATP level.

In case of a victory, Federer will become the oldest Wimbledon champion of the Open era (after 1968), and in the world ranking will rise to third place.

Федерер вышел в финал Уимблдона в 11-й раз, Чилич – впервые

In the final match Federer will face Marin Cilic of Croatia in 1/2 beat American Sam Querrey (6:7, 6:4, 7:6, 7:5). For Cilic, this will be the first final at Wimbledon and second at the Grand Slam tournaments (the Croat won the US Open in 2014).

Cilic reached the final of Wimbledon with 11 attempts and thus set a record for the Open era. Before him the record was Patrick Rafter, released in the first eighth final at Wimbledon.

In personal meetings with Federer Cilic 1-6 inferior.

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