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Tennis world reacts to Roger Federer winning 18th Grand Slam title

Roger Federer is the 2017 Australian Open singles champion. With this win in the first Grand Slam of the 2017 season, Federer is poised to make a great impact on the WTA Tour this year.

Federer beat Rafael Nadal in a grueling 5 set match 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, to earn his 18th Grand Slam title.

This win for the 35-year old was his first major title since his 2012 Wimbledon victory and his first in the Australian Open since 2010.

Tennis Twitter took in his championship win with a flurry of tweets.

The likes of Angelique Kerber, Lindsey Vonn, Boris Becker and a host of current professionals took to Twitter to congratulate Roger on his achievement.

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