ROGER Federer isn’t simply thrilling followers together with his magic feats — fellow sporting superstars the world over are additionally in awe.
Federer crushed injury-hit Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 in Sunday’s final to maneuver previous Pete Sampras and William Renshaw into sole possession of first place on the listing of male Wimbledon champions.
The 35-year-old, who now has 19 Grand Slam titles, is the oldest man to win Wimbledon within the Open period and the primary since Bjorn Borg in 1976 to undergo the whole event with out dropping a set.
An emotional Federer described the win as some of the magical of his profession and his sporting friends agreed.
It wasn’t simply tennis stars lining as much as laud him on social media both, with megastars from soccer, golf, cricket and extra paying tribute.
A document eight Wimbledon championships and a lifetime of being a champion on and off the courtroom and @rogerfederer is the best of all time
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) July 16, 2017
Leo Messi, Michael Jordan, Roger Federer. The greatest I’ve seen.
— Gerard Piqué (@3gerardpique) July 16, 2017
“I’ve seen a lot of things in 40 years at Wimbledon but I’ve never seen anything like this guy” – John McEnroe on Roger Federer
— Roger Federer Book (@FedererBook) July 16, 2017
The GOAT does it once more! 🏆x19! And at age 35. He’s my hero and inspiration! So pleased with you @rogerfederer!
— lindsey vonn (@lindseyvonn) July 16, 2017
Seeing @rogerfederer raise one other grand slam trophy, one other Wimbledon trophy…. simply provides me goosebumps 😭😍 Congrats Roger!!! 🎉🙌🏼
— Monica Puig (@MonicaAce93) July 16, 2017
Originally revealed as Sport’s finest salute ‘G.O.A.T’ Fed