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Roger Federer takes record-setting 8th victory at Wimbledon, 19th Grand Slam

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer on Sunday became the first man in the Open era to win eight Wimbledon titles and 19 Grand Slams. At 35, Federer also became the oldest man in the era to win at the All England Club, the venue where the Wimbledon tournament is held.

He faced off against Croatia's Marin Cilic in the finals, prevailing 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 as Cilic struggled with a blister on his foot. "It is cruel sometimes," Federer said of Cilic's mishap, "but Marin fought well and is a hero, so congratulations on a wonderful tournament." Watch the moment of the win below. Bonnie Kristian