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Raonic Ends Federer’s Dream Of Winning 8th Wimbledon Title

WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by sixth seed Milos Raonic downed the Swiss maestro in a titanic five-set struggle that will be remembered as a watershed moment in Canadian tennis.

Raonic Ends Federer’s Dream Of Winning 8th Wimbledon Title

In the process, Milos Raonic made Canadian tennis history Friday by defeating one of the sport’s all-time greats on its biggest stage to reach a Grand Slam final as he triumphed 6-3, 6-7 (3/7), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. Became the first player representing Canada to reach a Grand Slam men’s singles final.

Milos Raonic of Canada celebrates after beating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their men's semifinal singles match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Milos Raonic of Canada celebrates after beating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their men’s semifinal singles match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

The sixth-seeded Raonic, 25, will face No. 2 Andy Murray in Sunday’s final after the 2013 Wimbledon champion dispatched No. 10 Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in the other semifinal.

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