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Federer Rallies Past Murray To Win Seventh Wimbledon Title

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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot during his Gentlemen's Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 8, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot during his Gentlemen’s Singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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 17th Grand Slam title overall, by beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday.

Once Murray’s forehand landed wide on match point, Federer collapsed to the grass with tbleears welling in his eyes. He got up quickly and shook hands with Murray at the net.

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