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roger federer, marin cilic advance to sunday’s final at wimbledon

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roger federer, marin cilic advance to sunday’s final at wimbledon

in semifinal matches at centre court on friday, federer beat tomas berdych in straight sets and cilic rallied past american sam querrey in four sets.london – they love their history at the all england club and they love roger federer and, above all, they love watching him make history.now the swiss superstar stands one victory from an unprecedented eighth wimbledon men’s singles championship after qualifying for his 11th appearance in the final, surpassing a record he already held.about three weeks from turning 36, and a father of four, federer continued his resurgent season and unchallenged run through this tournament by conjuring up just enough brilliance to beat 2010 runner-up tomas berdych of the czech republic 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 in the semifinals friday.“it’s great, but it doesn’t give me the title quite yet. that’s why i came here this year,” the third-seeded federer said. “i’m so close now, so i just got to stay focused.”most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.he has won every set he has played in six matches, and while he did not exactly dominate against the 11th-seeded berdych, federer was never in much trouble. on sunday, federer will face 2014 u.s. open champion marin cilic, who reached his first wimbledon final by eliminating 24th-seeded sam querrey of the united states 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5 with the help of 25 aces and some terrific returning.“this is his home court,” no. 7 seed cilic said of federer, “(...