Result: Roger Federer lands a record eighth Wimbledon title

Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after winning the second set against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their men's singles final match on Centre Court on day thirteen of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwe
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Roger Federer wins a record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title after a 6-3 6-1 6-4 victory over Marin Cilic on Sunday afternoon.

Roger Federer has won a record eighth Wimbledon title after a three-set win over Marin Cilic.

Federer, who has now won 19 Grand Slam titles, dominated from start to finish against his Croatian opponent, recording a 6-3 6-1 6-4 victory after one hour and 43 minutes of tennis in the English capital on Sunday afternoon.

It took an imperious Federer 37 minutes to claim the opening set - breaking Cilic on two separate occasions.

Cilic, who was competing in his first ever Wimbledon final, received treatment to his left foot during the contest, with the 28-year-old grimacing with pain as the second set got underway.

Federer needed just 25 minutes to move into a two-set lead as he recorded a 6-1 victory in the second, and it looked as if the Swiss would breeze past his Croatian opponent in the third.

As it transpired, Cilic only lost one service game in the final set, but Federer, who has won this year's Wimbledon title without dropping a single set, held his first four service games before serving it out to land a record-breaking title.

Federer's eighth Wimbledon title takes him past the seven that both William Renshaw and Pete Sampras have registered.

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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,465
3Switzerland Roger Federer6,545
4Serbia Novak Djokovic6,325
5Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka6,140
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,075
7Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
8Japan Kei Nishikori3,740
9Canada Milos Raonic3,310
10Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,160
11Alexander Zverev3,160
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,805
13France Gael Monfils2,775
14Belgium David Goffin2,605
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,570
16Pablo Carreno Busta2,350
17United States Jack Sock2,290
18Lucas Pouille2,255
19Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,245
20Australia Nick Kyrgios1,940
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