Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win the Wimbledon tennis championship for the fifth time running, equalling Bjorn Borg's record.
Roger Federer falls short at Wimbledon - again
Six-time champion Roger Federer was upset in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the second straight year, squandering a two-set lead for the first time at a Grand Slam tournament and losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 3-6 6-7 (3), 6-4 6-4 6-4. Ref. Source 6
Roger Federer dashed the hopes of Andy Murray and his British followers as the Swiss tennis star won the men's tennis final at Wimbledon 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.
Each man was eyeing a place in history.
Federer earned a record-tying seventh Wimbledon title and a record-breaking 17th Grand Slam victory.
Murray, of Scotland, had been aiming to become the first British man to win the men's singles title since Fred Perry in 1936. Ref. CNN
Seven-time champion Roger Federer loses to 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovski in the second round at Wimbledon. Ref. USAToday
Federer starts Dubai with easy win
ROGER Federer began his campaign for a record sixth Dubai Championships title with a 6-1, 6-4, win over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Ref. News.com.au