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Roger Federer just won a record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title

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Switzerland's Roger Federer clinched his eighth Wimbledon title Sunday, defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match on day 13 of the championships in London.

Federer overwhelmed Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 in just an hour and 41 minutes on Sunday.

The 35-year-old won his first major title at Wimbledon in 2003. That was followed by wins in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012. Federer experienced a few tough knocks, losing to Novak Djokovic in 2014 and 2015.

Then, in 2016, he took a year off to let his knee heal from surgery.

"I wasn't sure if I was ever going to be here again in another final after last year," Federer told CNN. "But I always believed that maybe I could come back and do it again. And if you believe, you can go really far in your life."

And that, he certainly has. Check out his record-breaking eight trophy lifts, which are accompanied by an entertaining series of hairstyles.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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