The trips to the finals also moves both players up one of the most elite lists in tennis.
Tendulkar happens to be a close friend of the Swiss maestro. Federer can't either based on his age.
Cilic was competing in his fourth semifinal at a major and will be aiming for his 18th career trophy. Cricket being my first love, I was always rushing to play the game.
"I'm just very happy that I'm still doing so well".
It's also the second consecutive Grand Slam girls' singles final between Americans. I was able to come up with the goods when it mattered.
"I'm wearing Novak's shoes because the other shoes just doesn't fit well", Berdych said.
Each of the Big Four have their supporters, but none are anywhere near as devoted as United by Rog, a group that formed on the forum of Federer's website.
Seeking his eighth title at Wimbledon and first since 2012, Federer alternated brilliant and shaky form for much of the afternoon on Centre Court against a game Tomas Berdych, ultimately winning 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-4. "But I believe I'm ready". The 35-year-old is bidding to win a record eighth title and become the oldest champion at the All England Club in the Open era.
In both the 2014 U.S. Open semifinals and the 2016 Wimbledon quarterfinals, the last two times he played Cilic, things got thorny. Federer previously did so at the 2007 Australian Open. Federer will now seek his 19th Grand Slam title Sunday against Cilic.
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Federer first won here long, long ago, in 2003, at age 21. The more I play, the worse it gets. All my dreams came true here as a player. But Querrey won that point and the next one to take the set.
Victory would continue a remarkable year for Federer.
Hopes of British Centre Court glory took a big hit with the exits of Andy Murray and Johanna Konta this week, but Heather Watson and Jamie Murray will face off in a home derby final in the mixed doubles final on Sunday.
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Record is the appropriate word, as Federer holds a historic eighteen slam titles.
"I kind of felt like he pushed me around a little bit today", he said.