Wimbledon 2012: How Roger Federer Won His 17th Grand Slam

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Wimbledon 2012: How Roger Federer Won His 17th Grand Slam
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World no. 3 Roger Federer won his seventh Wimbledon title on Sunday, defeating hometown hero Andy Murray, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. 

On Monday, Federer will no longer be no. 3. He will reclaim the no. 1 ranking for the first time since June of 2010.  With his 31st birthday only a month away, many believed Federer would never win another Grand Slam or regain the no. 1 ranking.  With his victory on Centre Court on Sunday, Federer proved his critics wrong and accomplished both feats. 

Here’s a look at how the Swiss Maestro won his 17th Grand Slam title.

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