Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon men's singles championship

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A quick look at Wimbledon:

SUNDAY'S WEATHER

Cloudy. High of 73 degrees (23 Celsius).

SUNDAY'S RESULTS

Men's singles final: No. 3 Roger Federer beat No. 7 Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 for his record eighth Wimbledon championship and 19th Grand Slam trophy overall.

Mixed doubles final: No. 1 Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray beat Henri Kontinen and Heather Watson 6-4, 6-4.

STAT OF THE DAY

Zero — Number of sets dropped by Federer during the tournament, the first man to win Wimbledon without losing a set since Bjorn Borg in 1976.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The goal is definitely to be here again next year to try and defend." — Federer, 35, the oldest man to win Wimbledon in the Open era, which began in 1968.

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