Roger Federer created history on Sunday when he defeated Andy Roddick 5-7, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 16-14 to win his sixth Wimbledon title and a record 15th Grand Slam title.
Federer, now has 6 Wimbledon titles, 5 US Opens, 3 Australian Opens and one French Open trophy, and has surpassed Pete Sampras’s mark of 14 Grand Slam titles.
Sampras, Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg along with Hollywood stars Woody Allen and Russell Crowe were among the crowd watching Federer making history.
In winning his 6th Wimbledon crown, Federer had to face stiff fight from Roddick who led by a set, had four set points in the second and didn’t drop serve until the final. The last set was the longest ever played in a men’s Wimbledon final.
Federer reclaimed his world number one spot from Rafael Nadal,