Robert Hurkacz eliminated Swiss Roger Federer in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. The Pole won 6-3, 7-6 (4) and 6-0 (in 1h 49m), and won a ticket for the penultimate round of the British great. In this way, he put an end to the hopes of the champion of 20 majors, who arrived at his fetish tournament with a very fair pace and matches. In this way, Federer loses the bullet on which he had pinned all his hopes, the goal for which he had worked for the last year and a half.
After undergoing surgery twice to repair his right knee, the one from Basel, who will turn 40 on August 8, was trying to rush his chances of adding another great trophy in his London garden. However, the rope broke. It began with doubts and although it grew progressively in the rounds after the premiere, this Wednesday it ended up falling into a sad denouement. Hurkacz, cold as ice, prevailed from start to finish and dismissed him with a blank set.
The 24-year-old Pole, who this season won the Miami Masters 1000, will face the winner of the duel between Felix-Augger Aliassime and Matteo Berrettini. On the other side of the table, Novak Djokovic surrendered to Marton Fucsovics and will face the Canadian Denis Shapovalov, executioner of Karen Khachanov. The number one seeks to match the record of 20 greats shared by Federer and Rafael Nadal.
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