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Federer makes it record 8

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Photographs by AP/ALASTAIR GRANT

Roger Federer (above) celebrates after defeating Marin Cilic to win the men’s singles championship at Wimbledon on Sunday in London. Federer, 35, is the oldest male champion at the All England Club in the Open era, which began in 1968. Wimbledon is the second Grand Slam title Federer has won this year. He defeated Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final in January.

LONDON -- After Roger Federer closed out a Wimbledon final that was more of a coronation than a contest with an ace, he sat in his changeover chair and wiped away tears.

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Marin Cilic (left) congratulates Roger Federer at the net after Sunday’s singles championship match at Wimbledon in London. F... + Enlarge

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