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ATP Rankings: Roger Federer breaks into top 3 after claiming eighth Wimbledon title

ATP Rankings: Roger Federer breaks into top 3 after claiming eighth Wimbledon title

This is the first time that the Swiss international has advanced into the top-3 in 11 months. It was back in August 22, 2016 that Federer had slipped down a spot to No. 4 and then on missing the rest of the season, he found himself to as low as No. 17.

Wimbledon 2017: When Garbine Muguruza asked Roger Federer, "Are you ready to dance?"

Wimbledon 2017: When Garbine Muguruza asked Roger Federer, "Are you ready to dance?"

Garbine Muguraza went into Wimbledon ranked 15th in the world and her victory at the All England Club will push her up to fifth in the WTA Rankings when they are published on Monday.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer becomes first player since Bjorn Borg to win title without dropping a set

With a win in the Australian Open in 2007, Roger Federer became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a tournament without dropping a set. Not only so, he is also the first ever to do it so on a hard court.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer offers no guarantees he will be back at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer offers no guarantees he will be back at All England Club

Fourteen years after a pony-tailed Swiss starlet first soared into the tennis ether at The All England Club, Federer returned on Sunday as a 35-year-old veteran to confirm his place as the greatest man ever to play the grasscourt slam with a record eighth title.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer attains tennis immortality, thrashes Marin Cilic to win record 19th Grand Slam title

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer attains tennis immortality, thrashes Marin Cilic to win record 19th Grand Slam title

Federer, 35, took one hour and 43 minutes to send seventh seed Cilic packing in straight sets 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.

Wimbledon 2017: A look back at Roger Federer and Marin Cilic's journey at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: A look back at Roger Federer and Marin Cilic's journey at All England Club

As far as Wimbledon is considered, it was only last year that the two had faced each other in the quarter-final round. Going down in the first two sets, Federer picked himself up to stun Cilic 6-7, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in a nail-biting five-set match.

Wimbledon 2017, men's Singles final: Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic - As it happened...

Wimbledon 2017, men's Singles final: Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic - As it happened...

With all cards against him, Cilic has a Herculean task ahead of him when he takes on in-form Roger Federer, today.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer outclasses gritty Tomas Berdych to reach 11th final at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer outclasses gritty Tomas Berdych to reach 11th final at All England Club

The 35-year-old Swiss was given his toughest test yet by the 11th seed, who beat him at the quarter-final stage in 2010, but he raised his game at the crucial moments to become the oldest men`s singles finalist here since Ken Rosewall in 1974.

Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych: Swiss maestro hot favourite in Wimbledon 2017 men's semi-finals

Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych: Swiss maestro hot favourite in Wimbledon 2017 men's semi-finals

The evergreen 35-year-old is on a seven-match winning streak against Berdych, who has not beaten him since 2013, and the Swiss has yet to drop a set at this year`s championships.

Rafael Nadal crashes out of Wimbledon: A look back at the Spaniard's early exit from coveted tournament

Rafael Nadal crashes out of Wimbledon: A look back at the Spaniard's early exit from coveted tournament

Carrying forward his clay-court form, Nadal was up and rolling with his clinical victories in the first three rounds of the tournament. But things failed to turn out the same against Muller in their round of 16 clash.

Wimbledon 2017: Big Four must switch off cruise control on Manic Monday at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Big Four must switch off cruise control on Manic Monday at All England Club

Defending champion and home favourite Andy Murray is up against Benoit Paire, the tall bearded Frenchman who seems to have finally come to terms with playing on grass.

Wimbledon 2017: Sure-footed Milos Raonic strides into fourth round at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Sure-footed Milos Raonic strides into fourth round at All England Club

The sixth seed, runner-up last year to Andy Murray, was given a decent workout by Spanish claycourt specialist Albert Ramos-Vinolas on a sunny Court One but his extra firepower proved decisive as he won 7-6(3) 6-4 7-5.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic enter last 16 at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic enter last 16 at All England Club

Third seed Federer became the last man to book a berth in the last 16 with a 7-6(3), 6-4, 6-4 victory over German number 27 Mischa Zverev.

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams wins the generation game against exciting Naomi Osaka to reach last 16

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams wins the generation game against exciting Naomi Osaka to reach last 16

It was by no means easy though for five-times Wimbledon winner Williams to turn that 20 years of experience on the grass at SW19 into a win against the 59th ranked 19-year-old.

Wimbledon 2017, Women's Singles Preview: Victoria Azarenka to take on Heather Watson for third round match at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017, Women's Singles Preview: Victoria Azarenka to take on Heather Watson for third round match at All England Club

Former world number one Azarenka, who returned to action last month after giving birth to son Leo in December, is off to a fine start at Wimbledon, her first grand slam appearance since the 2016 French Open.

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal lead third-round charge at All England Club

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal lead third-round charge at All England Club

Both are in superb form and have yet to drop a set at this year`s championship. Britain`s Murray, the number one seed, will face 28th ranked Fabio Fognini from Italy while Spaniard Nadal will go up against Russian Karen Khachanov, ranked 30.

Wimbledon 2017, Day 4: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic aim for match-point glory

Wimbledon 2017, Day 4: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic aim for match-point glory

Djokovic, winner of three titles here, was leading Martin Klizan 6-3 2-0 when the injured Slovakian went up to shake hands with the Serb after calling time on the match with only 40 minutes on the clock.

Wimbledon 2017: Here is why Roger Federer’s first-round win at All England Club is special

Wimbledon 2017: Here is why Roger Federer’s first-round win at All England Club is special

Roger Federer's Round 1 win over Alexandr Dolgopolov is special as it made him the first man to win 85 matches in the Open Era at Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2017: Madison Keys rooting for Petra Kvitova to conquer All England Club on comeback

Wimbledon 2017: Madison Keys rooting for Petra Kvitova to conquer All England Club on comeback

Kvitova returned from her injury layoff at the French Open in June and went on to win the pre-Wimbledon Aegon Classic in Birmingham. The world number 12 opened her Wimbledon campaign with a 6-3 6-4 win over Swede Johanna Larsson on Monday.

Wimbledon 2017: Unseeded David Ferrer defeats Richard Gasquet to enter second round

The 35-year-old Spaniard carved out a 6-3, 6-5, 5-7, 6-2 victory over the World No.22 seeded Frenchman in two hours and 54 minutes here on Tuesday, reports Efe news agency.