Hingis and Jamie Murray win at Wimbledon

All hail King Federer

Federer's record eighth triumph in SW19 saw him qualify for the elite eight-man event which is staged at the O2 Arena. Federer has upped his game so much that he breezed through Wimbledon without dropping a set. That is, he's not going to outrun anybody and he is not going to outjump anybody, but he just seems to have a natural instinct on the court of exactly where the ball needs to be and how to get it there.

Garbine Muguruza's first championship at the All England Club returned her to the WTA's top 10 at No. 5, a rise of 10 spots, while runner-up Venus Williams goes from No. 11 to No. 9.

"So I guess you would have laughed, too, if I told you I was going to win two slams this year". By losing rankings points she earned past year, including a title at Wimbledon and runner-up finish at the French Open, she went from No. 4 to No. 15 on Monday - leaving her out of the top 10 for the first time since April 1, 2012.

"I always believed that I could maybe come back and do it again".

Wimbledon runner-up Marin Cilic stayed at No. 6.

Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 and at 35 is Wimbledon's oldest men's victor of the modern era, succeeding Arthur Ashe, who was nearly 32 when he won in 1976. I wasn't sure if I'd be in a final again after a year ago, especially some tough losses to Novak [Djokovic] in 2014 and 2015. "Yeah, at some stage I nearly feel like I have to be realistic".

Asked how the next generation can crack their dominance, Federer said up-and-comers need to be more imaginative than just grinding from the baseline.

Hingis and Jamie Murray win at Wimbledon

"I never give up in a match". I wasn't serving very good today because of that.

18 - In 14 out of the last 18 Wimbledon finals there has been at least one of the Williams sisters playing. "There's no reason he should not win more Grand Slams".

It also continued the stranglehold 35-year-old Federer, 31-year-old Rafael Nadal and 30-year-old duo Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have had on the men's game for more than a decade.

"I've been in a position a lot of times this year to contend for big titles. So I just have to check the situation, if it's worth it to run after it or not".

According to the Swiss master, younger players have to learn different ways how to beat the established stars, and perhaps not try to get stuck in long rallies with them all the time.

Roger Federer has been to plenty of Wimbledon Champions' Dinners, the traditional dinner at the end of the grass court Grand Slam which all the winners and esteemed guests attend. I walk away with 2000 points.



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