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09.07.2012 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Federer a Grand Slam Champion Again at Wimbledon (ABC News)

Up in the players' box on Centre Court, Roger Federer's twin daughters squirmed, yawned, made funny faces and then applauded the new Wimbledon champion. The girls turn 3 this month. They were 6 months old the last time Federer won a Grand Slam title. "The victory today is a dream come true for me and my family, you know, seeing them there," he said. "It's big." At 30, Federer showed the kids what he can do, and strengthened his contention he's far from finished. Federer ended a Grand Slam drought and equaled a Wimbledon record by winning the tournament for the seventh time Sunday, beating Andy Murray of Britain, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.


Federer will be back for more (ESPN)

The 30-year-old Federer finally equaled Pete Sampras' record at the All England Club, and won his 17th Grand Slam title overall, by beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday. "I'm happy that closing the roof maybe helped me today because I wasn't sure if that was going to help me or not," said Federer, who took advantage of the windless court and won 65 of the 117 points played indoors. Once Murray's forehand landed wide on match point, Federer collapsed to the grass with tears welling in his eyes. He got up quickly and shook hands with Murray at the net.


Federer Defies 'Old Age' Becoming No. 1 Again (Businessweek)

Roger Federer’s self belief didn’t waver, even when the titles started to go to younger players. The record men’s Grand Slam champion yesterday overcame local favorite Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to win his seventh Wimbledon title and regain the top ranking in tennis one month shy of his 31st birthday. It was Federer’s 17th major championship, and the first since his victory at the 2010 Australian Open reduced Murray, 25, to tears. “I knew how close I was for the last few years, and some people didn’t quite see that, maybe out of different reasons,” Federer said after joining Pete Sampras and William Renshaw with a record seven titles at the All England Club in London.

 

 

Roger Federer wins seventh Wimbledon title, and a nation weeps (Los Angeles Times)

Roger Federer sweetly made delicate volleys drop as if it were no trouble at all. He ferociously aimed his one-handed backhand deep into the corners of Centre Court, making the ball land on lines and kick up chalk. He relentlessly kept attacking with his forehand, taking it crosscourt and up the lines.


Evergreen Roger Federer silences doubters once and for all with victory over Andy Murray (The Independent)

When Roger Federer went out of the French Open to Novak Djokovic in May, he faced some disconcerting debate about his future. Finished as a tennis force? The notion will seem laughable today when he is not only officially confirmed as the leading performer in his chosen occupation anywhere in the world but knows that within seven days he will have held that accolade for longer than anyone since records were first kept. As of this morning he has equalled Pete Sampras's record as No 1 men's player for a total of 285 weeks, which equates to more than five years, and there can be an end to the questions of whether he will be able to add any more, or continue to live with the younger generation.

 
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07/15/2012 | 02:41 AM
No doubt about it now, RF is simply the best there is, my favorite of all times and the G.O.A.T... The Swiss Maestro at his absolute best!!!!
07/13/2012 | 09:15 PM
SIR ROGER.

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Maestro Roger, ------- THE GREATEST OF ALL IN H1s7ory -------

GOD bless Roger !!!!
07/13/2012 | 09:15 PM
ROGER!!!!! ROGER!!!!! ROGER!!!!! ROGER!!!!! ROGER!!!!! ROGER!!!!!
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SUPER CHAMPION ROGER FEDERER !
07/13/2012 | 08:34 PM
We never stop beleiving you will be number one again , but must important you
trust your self , you cant imagine how happy you made me last Sunday ,you will
always be the first one in our hearths not only for your incredible tennis but your
courage, good manners, and your great great hearth, thank you Roger.
07/13/2012 | 11:02 AM
hi roger, you're our big hero and champion. we are so proud of you and being the great fans of you. you are always No. 1 in the tennis world. no one can replace your position and break your records.
07/13/2012 | 09:50 AM
you are my one and only tennis champ. you had exemplified a true champion on and off court. happy 17th grand slam. enjoy it with mirxa, charlene and myla.
07/13/2012 | 09:19 AM
and thank you for giving us a great game even if you loose or you win.love watching you always. god bless!
07/13/2012 | 08:40 AM
Hello to all... what should be highly appreciated and concluded from this victory is the style of Roger Federer which overcame the physical play, defence aggression, what ever we call it of the other players. His style is an inspiration for all players seeking victories and making their own destinies in matches rather than waiting for the opponents surrender and self destrcution. Moreover he is our inspiration as spectators to watch and follow any appearance whenever awkward it is!
Ramzi
07/13/2012 | 08:11 AM
hello Roger!
i just want to say hello,congratulate you for winning again in Wimbledon,for the 17th grand slam,my favorite# my birthdate aug. 17,ha ha. Stay strong,and see you in Olympic. good luck and god bless you and your family!
07/12/2012 | 03:03 PM
aah, just now saw pics of the maestro & mirka taken at italy during their vacations after such a great wimbledon 2012


http://www.rogerfedererfans.com/forum/topic/516-rare-pics-of-roger-federer-and-mirka-federers-family-vacation-after-wimbledon-2012-in-sardinia-italy/
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