Roger Federer defeats Rafael Nadal to win 18th Grand Slam title


Tennis star, Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and first title in five years with an amazing five-set victory over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final.The 35-year-old Swiss won 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 to claim his fifth Melbourne title and extend his leadat the top of the all-time men’s major winners’ list.30 year old Rafael Nadal remains tied in second with Pete Sampras on 14 Grand Slams following his first final since 2014.Federer’s previous major title came at Wimbledonin 2012. Federer becomes the first man in history to win five or more titles at three different Grand Slam events – five Australian Opens, five US Opens, seven Wimbledons.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s