Federer Wins Wimbledon, Returns To # 1

By WISE Web Sports

Federer Wins Wimbledon, Returns To # 1

July 8, 2012 Updated Jul 8, 2012 at 6:40 PM EST

WIMBLEDON, England -- Once the Centre Court roof was closed, nothing could stop Roger Federer from winning his record - tying seventh Wimbledon title. The 30 - year - old Federer finally equaled Pete Sampras' record at the All England Club and won his 17 th Grand Slam title overall by beating Andy Murray 4 - 6, 7 - 5, 6 - 3, 6 - 4 on Sunday.

Federer is now 17 - 7 in Grand Slam finals including 7 - 1 at Wimbledon. Murray dropped to 0 - 4 in major finals with three of those losses coming against Federer.

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