Sunday, 28 January 2018

Roger Federer sets new record after winning the Australian Open final

Roger Federer has sets new world record after winning his sixth Australian Open title on Sunday.

The Swiss tennis star and world No 2 becomes the first man to win an astonishing 20 Grand Slam title.

The 36-year-old defeated his opponent Croatia's Marin Cilic in five sets 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in three hours and three minutes to achieve the milestone in Melbourne this afternoon.

Federer has now drawn level with world No. 14 Novak Djokovic on six Australian titles.

He is also the first man and fourth person in history to hit the twenties in Major singles titles, joining women tennis stars Margaret Court, Serena Williams and Steffi Graf.

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