Swiss Tennis star Roger Federer has confirmed his legendary status in the game when he won his 20th Grand Slam out of 30 Grand Slam finals.
Federer won his 6th Australian Open Title early Sunday when he beat Marin Cilic in five sets in a brilliant final. He now has a record of 8 Wimbledon Open Titles, 5 from the US Open and 1 from the French Open.
At 36 years and 173 days of age Roger Federer landed his sixth Aussie Open Title, matching the record of Australian Roy Emerson and Serbian Novak Djokovic.
Cilic has only managed one win out of ten meetings with the Swiss star and though he put up a good fight this time round.
Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to claim the 20th Grand Slam of his illustrious career.
The Swiss began magnificently and set the tone as he took the first set off the jaded Croat in just 24 minutes. Cilic responded impressively, going toe-to-toe with the world No 2 seed as he took the second set on tiebreak.But Federer had five previous Australian Open titles to draw on and he showed his class in sets three and five
It was Swiss star’s 30th Grand Slam final – and he held his nerve to beat the Croatian and claim another title.