Roger's record! Kate and William applaud from the Royal Box while Pippa and Carole clap from the cheap seats as Federer beats tearful Cilic to win eighth men's Wimbledon title

Mail Online | 7/16/2017 | Paddy Dinham For Mailonline
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Kate and Pippa Middleton led a glittering array of royals and celebrities who were out in force at Wimbledon to watch Roger Federer claim an unprecedented eighth men's singles title.

But while the Duchess of Cambridge took pride of place next to Prince William in the Centre Court Royal box, her mother Carole and sister Pippa were sat away from Kate with the punters, alongside the latter's fiance, James.

Federer - Masterclass - Marin - Cilic - Tears

And Federer put on a masterclass against Croatian Marin Cilic, who broke down in tears while being crushed by the 35-year-old Swiss in straight sets, with the 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 result sealed in less than two hours.

A second British winner of the day is already guaranteed, with Jamie Murray and Heather Watson featuring in the mixed doubles final, after Jordanne Whiley won the women's wheelchair doubles with Japan's Yui Kamiji.

Theresa - May - Sir - Cliff - Richard

Theresa May Sir Cliff Richard, Nigel Farage and Sienna Miller were among the famous faces spotted at the All England Club on Sunday.

The first set went with serve early on, until Federer was able to snatch the decisive break in the fifth game, eventually going on to take the set 6-3.

Cilic - Waterworks - Doctors - Foot - Set

It was then that Cilic turned on the waterworks, as doctors ran out to tend to his foot , but he was able to continue into the second set.

However, clearly affected, and was blown away 6-1 in less than half an hour by the great champion and again required the trainer to further re-examine his foot.

Cilic - Set - Federer - Break - Midway

Cilic, 28, appeared to have pulled himself together physically and mentally in the third set, but Federer again stole a break at a crucial midway point.

Player and crowd both were joyous when Federer slammed down an ace to finally seal the match and overtake Pete Sampras and become the most succesful men's player outright.

Afterwards - Federer

And afterwards, Federer strongly...
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