Roger Federer breezes by into the quarter-finals at Wimbledon after beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-2 6-4

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ROGER FEDERER valid that an old man with man influenza should not be sneezed at.

The 35-year-old constructed his best opening of this year’s Wimbledon contest so distant in a dispersion of Bulgarian heart-throb Grigor Dimitrov.

Roger Federer cruised into the Wimbledon quarter-finals after beating Grigor Dimitrov

Roger Federer cruised into the Wimbledon quarter-finals after beating Grigor Dimitrov

The Bulgarian lost in true sets as the 35-year-old won 6-4 6-4 6-4

The Bulgarian lost in true sets as the 35-year-old won 6-4 6-4 6-4

Federer, the oldest player left in the men’s singles draw, cruised to a 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 feat which puts him into the last eight and creates a little bit of story for the shining Swiss.

He has now reached 15 Wimbledon entertain finals – some-more than anyone – having overtaken mythological American Jimmy Connors with this extensive victory.

Not bad for the OAP of SW19 who seems to be improving with any compare after shrugging off a complicated cold last week.

He is still to dump a set after 4 matches and is on march to win an rare eighth Wimbledon title.

Dimitrov, 26 and 13th seed, was ostensible to be his toughest competition nonetheless but rolled over but a sigh on Centre Court.

Being broken twice in the second  set one of two low points of a forgettable compare for the younger man who is sloping to one day win a Grand Slam.

The Swiss star is targeting an rare eighth Wimbledon title

The Swiss star is targeting an rare eighth Wimbledon title


Roger Federer at 35 is the oldest player left in the draw, proof age is just a number

Roger Federer at 35 is the oldest player left in the draw, proof age is just a number

 

For when Dimitrov had the haughtiness to show a bit of fight in the third set and mangle the biggest player of all time to turn at 4 games each, Federer hit back in the very next diversion to go 5-4 up and offer for the compare – and his place in the record books as good as the entertain finals.

Speaking after his victory, Federer said: “He did give me some opportunities and we was happy to take advantage of them.


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