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Novak Djokovic has bone bruise; unlikely to play US Open

Novak Djokovic has bone bruise; unlikely to play US Open

Djokovic got injured during his Wimbledon 2017 quarter-final clash against Tomas Berdych on July 12 as the Serb hit his forehand wide and into the tramlines.

Roger Federer's class on grass: Twitter goes berserk as Swiss maestro clinches record eighth Wimbledon title Roger Federer's class on grass: Twitter goes berserk as Swiss maestro clinches record eighth Wimbledon title

With the win on Sunday, the 35-year-old not only became the oldest singles champion in Wimbledon, but also became the first player since Bjorn Borg in 1978, to win the entire tournament without dropping a set.

Don't laugh! I never dreamed I'd be Wimbledon legend, says Roger Federer Don't laugh! I never dreamed I'd be Wimbledon legend, says Roger Federer

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 yesterday.

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: Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray grab mixed doubles title Wimbledon 2017: Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray grab mixed doubles title

After fellow Swiss Roger Federer had claimed a record eighth Wimbledon singles title, Hingis and Murray delighted the Centre Court crowd with a 6-4 6-4 victory over reigning champions Heather Watson of Britain and Finland`s Henri Kontinen.

Wimbledon 2017: Marin Cilic says blister caused meltdown in final against Roger Federer Wimbledon 2017: Marin Cilic says blister caused meltdown in final against Roger Federer

The Croatian seventh seed was distraught after going 3-0 behind in the second set, sitting on his chair in tears.

Weekly sports round-up, July 10 to 16: From Ravi Shastri's appointment as India coach to Roger Federer's record Wimbledon title Weekly sports round-up, July 10 to 16: From Ravi Shastri's appointment as India coach to Roger Federer's record Wimbledon title

An eventful sporting week culminated with Roger Federer winning a record 19th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, even as uncertainty continued to rule Indian cricket on who else will join the coaching staff to support Ravi Shastri, the new head coach.

Roger Federer breaks down in tears after historic Wimbledon win - watch video Roger Federer breaks down in tears after historic Wimbledon win - watch video

The victory, his first at Wimbledon since 2012, made Federer the oldest man to win at the All England Club in the Open era, which began in 1968.

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.

North London man bets GBP 50,000 on Roger Federer's Wimbledon 2017 victory North London man bets GBP 50,000 on Roger Federer's Wimbledon 2017 victory

When asked about winning the bet he said, "I’ll probably have to propose to my girlfriend as otherwise she may leave me when she finds out how much money I placed on this bet!".

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: Garbine Muguruza reveals she wants to dance with Roger Federer at Champions' dinner Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza reveals she wants to dance with Roger Federer at Champions' dinner

The tradition of men and women's singles winner dancing in the Champions' ball on Sunady night hasn't been stritcly followed since 1970s, but was brought back in 2015 when Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic shared the dance floor.

Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza joins elite group of Spaniards who have clinched singles title at All England Club Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza joins elite group of Spaniards who have clinched singles title at All England Club

After a tight and tense first set which witnessed Muguruza's strong and relentless returnings to crack the Venus code, the young Spaniard took down her experienced opponent 6-0 in the second set to lift the Venus Rosewater dish

Wimbledon 2017: Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina wins first women's doubles at All England Club Wimbledon 2017: Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina wins first women's doubles at All England Club

In a 55-minute final, which followed a 4 hour 41 minute men's doubles championship epic, the second-seeded Russians collected a third Slam doubles title as a team.

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: Venus Williams runs out of steam but gives all credit to Garbine Muguruza Wimbledon: Venus Williams runs out of steam but gives all credit to Garbine Muguruza

After producing, as she has done throughout the tournament, clean-hitting and focused tennis, Williams failed to convert two set points at 5-4 and dramatically lost the next nine games as her hopes of a sixth Wimbledon singles title evaporated.