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  • Roger Federer admitted on Sunday that he never thought he'd be a record eight-time Wimbledon champion and would even have laughed if he was told he'd win two majors in 2017.
  • The Swiss star, who will turn 36 in three weeks' time, eased past the mark of seven All England Club titles he had shared with Pete Sampras since 2012 with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 win over injury-hit Marin Cilic in the final.
  • It was 16 years ago when Federer famously defeated Sampras at Wimbledon to announce himself as a star in the making.
  • However, it wasn't until 2003 that he captured his first All England Club title.

  • Garbine Muguruza said it felt "incredible" to become Wimbledon champion even if it did mean defeating childhood idol Venus Williams.
  • The 23-year-old Spaniard claimed a 7-5, 6-0 win over the 37-year-old five-time champion after saving two set points in the opener.
  • "I had the hardest match today against Venus. She's such an incredible player and I grew up watching her play...sorry," Muguruza told the Centre Court crowd.
  • It was her second Grand Slam title to add to her 2016 French Open victory.
  • She had also been runner-up to Serena Williams in the 2015 Wimbledon final.

  • India finish with 29 medals as relay teams shine too
  • Neeraj Chopra won the gold in javelin throw with an effort of 85.23m
  • Swapna Burman won gold in the women's heptathlon event

  • Nirmala Sheoran clinched the yellow metal in women's 400m
  • Mohammed Anas grabbed the gold in men's 400m
  • Quartermilers P U Chitra and Ajay Kumar Saroj won a gold each in their respective categories

  • AAC provides top athletes the platform to evaluate where they stand vis-à-vis next year's mega events - the CWG and Asian Games
  • Berths for next month's World Championship - to be held in London - will also be up for grabs
  • More than 700 athletes from 44 countries will vie for glory in 42 events over four days