Monday, July 9, 2007

Federer takes the Fifth at Wimbledon

After winning the title at Wimbledon this weekend, Roger Federer is now tied with Bjorn Borg and Rod Laver for third on the career list with 11 major titles. He beat Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7), 4-6, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-2 for his 54th straight victory. Venus Williams is back at No. 17 after winning her fourth Wimbledon title.

Venus Williams moved back into the Top 20 in the rankings for the first time in a year Monday, rising to No. 17 thanks to her fourth Wimbledon singles title.

I don't know how much longer I can keep it up," the 25-year-old Federer said, "but I definitely feel like I'm mentally and physically still fit to go on for many more years

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