London: For the primary time within the profession historical past of Roger Federer, he dropped a set 0-6 at Wimbledon. The 40-year previous Swiss, who received his final Wimbledon in 2017 was defeated 3-6, 6-7 and 0-6 within the quarter-final by Hubert Hurkacz.
It has despatched shock waves the world over of tennis. Individuals are not in a position to consider that Roger Federer could possibly be crushed in straight units at Wimbledon and that too with out successful a single recreation within the final set.
Federer has received 20 grand slams, however his final slam got here in 2018 when he received the Australian Open. He received his final Wimbledon in 2017. After successful a lot, to lose the quarter-final in such a fashion has obtained folks pondering if Federer will ever win one other grand slam once more. When requested if this may be Federer’s final Wimbledon, he stated, “I don’t know. I really don’t know. I’ve got to regroup. My goal was always to try & play another Wimbledon. I was able to make it this year, which I’m really happy about. Everything that comes after we’ll have to sit down and talk about it”
Check out among the social media reactions to Federer’s loss:
Nonetheless, it was a career-defining second for Hubert Hurkacz who idolised Federer for almost all of his lifetime. To defeat the nice man will need to have been one thing for him.
However, Novak Djokovic received his tenth Wimbledon quarterfinal. With the win, he has inched even nearer to his twentieth grand slam title. If he wins this, he might be on par with Nadal and Federer at 20 grand slams.