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Federer: 'I still have plans to play for many more years'

Roger Federer, who played his first Wimbledon in 1999, said he would be playing at the Championships for "many more years to come."


#Federer: "Looking forward to next year, that I can do better here next year. I still have plans to play for many more years to come."


#Federer: "He was uncomfortable to play against. He served and volleyed really well. I think he did really well. I struggled on big points."


#Federer: "It was tricky. Credit to him for closing it out under pressure. He was better on the big points than I was today." #Wimbledon


Federer storms into second round

Reigning Wimbledon champion Roger Federer swiftly beat Romanian Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 to book his place in the second round of the competition.

The seven time champion took just 69 minutes to continue his pursuit of a record 8th Wimbledon title.

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in action against Romania's Victor Hanescu Credit: EMPICS Sport

Federer: Murray poses greatest Wimbledon threat

Roger Federer believes Andy Murray poses the greatest threat ahead of Wimbledon.

Federer said at a news conference: "I thought Andy was going to win a big one anyway at some point. He's too good to always keep losing semis and finals.

"Now he's the favourite every tournament he goes into around the world".

"To me, Andy sort of stands out a little bit over the others", he added.

Celebrities' delight at Murray win


Yesss!!!!... Congrats to Andy Murray after a long 4hrs he's through to the finals ????

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