Tomas Berdych

Roger Federer advances to Wimbledon final for 11th time, seeking his historic eighth victory

Roger Federer advances to Wimbledon final for 11th time, seeking his historic eighth victory

The tennis records, just like the opponents, are bound to fall.

Roger Federer advanced to his 11th Wimbledon men’s singles final Friday, and is one victory away from winning the tournament for an unprecedented eighth time.

Federer defeated the Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4, meaning he has not lost a set all tournament. On Sunday, he will play Croatia’s Marin Cilic, who eliminated American Sam Querrey in Friday’s other semifinal.

“It makes me really happy making history here at Wimbledon,” said Federer, 35. “It’s a big deal. I love this tournament. All my dreams came true here as a player. To have another chance to go for number eight now, be kind...

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