Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer stages remarkable comeback to beat Cilic, reaches semis

Roger Federer came back from two sets down to beat Marin Cilic 6-7 6-4 6-3 7-6 6-3 in the quarters.

By: Express Web Desk | London | Updated: July 7, 2016 6:00 pm
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Roger Federer staged a remarkable comeback from two sets down to beat Marin Cilic in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Tuesday, keeping his pursuit for the the 18 Grand Slam title alive.

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Federer reached the semi-final after a 6-7 4-6 6-3 7-6 6-3 win over Cilic and will face Milos Raonic who defeated Sam Querrey 6-4 7-5 5-7 6-4 in the other quarter-final.

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This is the 10th time in Grand Slam career that Federer has come back after being two sets down.

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After Novak Djokovic’s exit on Saturday, hopes of Federer winning a record 18th Grand Slam had shot up but Cilic but them on the brink after being on match point in the fourth set.

Federer was ruthless once he broke Cilic in the fifth set and then rallied to a 6-3 win to pocket the match, his 307th win in Grand Slam.

Martina Navrotilova had 306 Grand Slam wins.

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