AO Press Release, July 22, 2018
Roger Federer and Marin Cilic put on an Australian Open final for the ages in 2018, with the Swiss champion eventually prevailing 6-2 6-7(5) 6-3 3-6 6-1.
On a hot Australian summer’s night, Federer and Cilic both played a phenomenally high-quality match on Rod Laver Arena, with the legendary Rod Laver watching on.
The match is just one of many classic matches that the Australian Open is featuring on its YouTube and socials channels, leading up to the 2019 Grand Slam tournament.
It was the second Australian Open in a row for Federer, and his 20th Grand Slam in total.
“Winning is an absolute dream come true,” he told the crowd after the match.
“The fairy tale continues for us, for me.
“After the great year I had last year, it’s incredible.”
In total Roger Federer has won six Australian Open titles.
This match and many more classic matches from the Australian Open can be seen on the Australian Open YouTube Channel.