Does GOD play tennis? Well, he does. He dons a NIKE Jersey and wields a Wilson racquet and goes by the name Roger Federer. Well after watching him play so flawlessly all through out the tournament, you certainly get a thought that no human can play that perfect. His win was his 8th Wimbledon and 19th Grand Slam overall. So here is a look at the Roger Federer’s eight Wimbledon titles and stats.
Roger Federer’s Wimbledon Titles And Stats
2003 Wimbledon Title: In 2001, Roger had defeated Pete Sampras on the very hallowed grounds at Wimbledon and the following year he was knocked out in the first round. There were question marks raised over the temperament of the young lad. In 2003, Roger proved everyone wrong. He won the tournament with panache and ease. He defeated Mark Philippoussis, of Australia, in three straight sets to win his first grand slam title.
2004 Wimbledon Title: His second consecutive win was a confirmation that Federer is set for big things. Against the big serving American Andy Roddick, Roger played like only he can. It was the beginning of the Roger era.
2005 Wimbledon Title: The same setting as 2004, but this time Federer didn’t even drop a set whilst dismantling Andy. A hattrick of titles for the king.
2006 Wimbledon Title: The first time the king of clay clashed with the king of grass in the finals. And no guesses for the winner. It was one of the most intriguing matches ever and Federer had Nadal’s number. It was number 4 for the king.
2007 Wimbledon Title: nemesis with history weighing down his shoulders and greats looking down, Federer had a fan emesis on his side. It was a topsy turvy match, with Federer having to toil hard for 5th consecutive title at Wimbledon. He matched Bjorn Borg’s record of 5 successive titles at Wimbledon.
2009 Wimbledon Title: It had been special year for Federer. He had for the first time won the French Open and with Nadal out of the tournament, it was Federer’s’ to loose and he did not disappoint. One of the longest matches ever played, Roger defeated Andy Roddick 16-14 in the 5th set. It was the 6th title for the master.
2012 Wimbledon Title: Much water had flown through the river since last Federer won a grand slam. People thought that he was done, but he proved his detractors wrong. He won the championship in style defeating Dokovic and Andy Murray enroute to his triumph. The 7th crown put him on equal footing with William Renshaw and Pete Sampras.
2017 Wimbledon Title: It was Marin Cilic who suffered from the ire of Federer this time. Federer sent Cilic crashing in 3 sets to win his record 8th Wimbledon..