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Tim Henman: 'Cilic definitely has a chance against Federer'

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by Gatto Luigi

Tim Henman analyzed the upcoming Wimbledon men's final between Roger Federer and Marin Cilic, having an interesting opinion. The former World No. 4, who achieved his best result at Wimbledon reaching semifinals, said on BBC that Federer is the favourite, 'but Cilic definitely has a chance.

To put it into context, I would say if they played 10 times I think Cilic could win twice - well, maybe two and a half times', Henman wrote. 'He came very close to beating Federer here last year - and he should have won that match', he said referring to the match lost by Cilic without converting three match points in the fourth set.

'Cilic did beat him at the US Open, on his way to winning that title in 2014, and I think it is also in his favour that he has been in a Grand Slam final before. If it was his first Slam final I think that would be an even bigger occasion for him to deal with mentally.' Henman also added: 'Yes, it is his first final at Wimbledon, and Roger has been there 10 times before, but Cilic has plenty of experience.

He will know the crowd will be behind Federer but that won't worry him, and he is a very dangerous player.' .

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