IC Council News

February 2018
Congratulations Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki

Congratulations Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki

History has once again been re-written, and this time by two formidable IC tennis players. From the IC of Denmark, Caroline Wozniacki, has become the first Dane to win a Grand Slam tennis title, and then there’s the incredible Roger Federer from the IC of Switzerland, who has added a record breaking 20th Grand Slam title to his collection.

Wozniacki was up against Simona Halep in the finals, and with both women facing match points against them in their previous rounds, the World number 1 spot up for grabs and with neither player yet to win a grand slam, it was set to be a thrilling encounter - and it certainly was. In a gruelling battle which lasted just under three hours in hot and humid conditions where the 10 minute timeout was enforced, it was the Dane who prevailed 7-6, 3-6, 6-4. After six long years, Wozniacki now retains the world number spot and can add that long awaited but thoroughly well deserved first grand slam title to her resume.  

And then there’s the sublime Roger Federer, who at the age of 36 keeps improving with age and breaking record after record along his way. It took the Swiss five sets to see off big hitting Croatian, Marin Cilic, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to be met with a humbling wave of emotion at such a formidable achievement. 30 Grand Slam finals over the last 15 years and now 20 Grand Slam titles, a fate that was previously unthinkable, and a personalised honour from his country and yet Roger Federer’s great achievements still continue.

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