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Federer beats Berdych, set to meet Cilic in the final

Federer beats Berdych, set to meet Cilic in the final

Roger Federer and Marin Cilic will contest the 2017 Wimbledon final after success for the pair in the last four at the All England Club on Friday. He has achieved this feat in 2006 where he won the title defeating Rafael Nadal and in 2008 where he lost the final to Nadal. Find us on Facebook too!

Croatia's Marin Cilic will be his opponent after he reached his first Wimbledon final with a four-set win over Sam Querrey of the United States. But he's not the best overall - Federer has a 12-10 record over Nadal on other surfaces.

Here, we look at some of the key Opta facts ahead of the showdown on the final day of the famous tournament. "I'm happy I'm up to that level again".

"I've got to figure out a different way, carve my way through somehow with my slice and my spins, my consistency".

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"I'm wearing Novak's shoes because the other shoes just doesn't fit well", Berdych said. Age waits for no man, and the powers of the big five are on the wane.

I don't tip at such odds but there are worse 1/3 shots about.

Federer is bidding to join Bjorn Borg (1976) as the only men in the Open Era to win Wimbledon unblemished.

Meanwhile, on Court 3 for the ladies invitation doubles, the all-white dress code was being taken very seriously. "Here I am to support Roger."@sachin_rt is back at #Wimbledon. Querrey was the first American male to get this far at Wimbledon since Andy Roddick in 2009. Federer previously did so at the 2007 Australian Open.

Having waited five years to win his most recent major title at this year's Australian Open, Federer could continue a sublime season by winning a 19th career Grand Slam. While Federer will be playing his 29th grand slam final, it is only the second final for the Croatian. "I have always been a big fan of tennis so no better place than Wimbledon". All my dreams came true here as a player.

Federer has made the semi-finals without dropping a set and has been broken just three times.

Victory would continue a remarkable year for Federer. At 4pm, they finally had possession of Centre Court tickets to witness their deity dispatch a mortal by the name of Tomas Berdych in straight sets.

11 - Including this year, Federer has appeared in 11 of the last 15 Wimbledon men's singles finals, losing his last two showdowns.

"Of course I'm surprised", Federer said, "to see them going out".