Monday, July 9, 2012
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It Has Been a Tough Couple of Years
a seventh Wimbledon title and a record 17th Grand Slam
success to his name as well as being reinstated as world no.1, Roger
Federer now admits he has successfully come through what he terms ‘a
tough couple of years’.
Federer admitted his record-equaling seventh London
SW19 triumph, tying him with Pete Sampras, had come as a relief. “When
it all happened I was just so happy that it was all over and that the
pressure was gone basically," he said. “I guess that came due to the
tough loss I had here last year. There were a couple of tough moments
for me the last couple years."
Years, Williams is Proud of Her Performance
Williams can't conceal her pride of achievement after winning a fifth
Wimbledon title two years after a series of serious health scares which
left her doubting her tennis. "Coming here and winning today is amazing
because, you know, literally last year I was ranked almost 200. It's
been an unbelievable journey for me," said the 30-year-old whose defeat
of third seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 returns her to fourth in
He Never Tires of Lifting Wimbledon Trophies
Federer hopes he never grows tired of collecting Wimbledon trophies
after claiming his seventh with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 defeat of Andy
Murray. "Any Grand Slam final, particularly here at Wimbledon, is
unusual. You never quite get used to (winning) it," said the
30-year-old, now back to No. 1.
"I know the occasion and how big it was for Andy and
myself. I'm happy I got a victory today, but obviously it was a very,
Marray is a
Surprise Champion for Great Britain
journeyman Jonathan Marray was proud to have set a winning example for
Andy Murray by claiming a surprise Wimbledon doubles title for Britain.
The team comprising the British journeyman and Dane
Frederik Nielsen defeated Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau 4-6, 6-4,
7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 to make history for the hosts. "I'm sure Andy
was watching," said the 31-year-old Marray, whose career prize money
total was around $400,000 before his big win worth another $195,000 to
Photo courtesy AELTA
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