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Sports Roger Federer stunned at Wimbledon by Kevin Anderson

20:06  11 july  2018
20:06  11 july  2018 Source:   sportsnet.ca

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Roger Federer was knocked out of Wimbledon by Kevin Anderson after a thrilling five-set battle that ended in a 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 victory for the South African.

Roger Federer came out strong in his Wimbledon 2018 Quarterfinal match against Kevin Anderson , winning the first two sets. Anderson pulled off the epic

a man wearing a hat © Ben Curtis/AP

Defending champion Roger Federer has been knocked out of Wimbledon after wasting a match point during a 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 defeat to Kevin Anderson of South Africa.

Having saved Federer’s only break point of a 90-minute fifth set at 3-4, Anderson took his first chance at 11-11 and then served out for victory. The 2017 U.S. Open runner-up triumphed in 4 hours and 14 minutes.

Federer had a match point at 5-4 in the third set, but struck a backhand into the net before the eighth-seeded Anderson broke in the following game and held serve.

Anderson hit 13 winners and just four unforced errors in the fourth set as he claimed the only break to force a decider.

In his first Wimbledon semifinal, Anderson will face 2016 runner-up Milos Raonic or ninth-seeded John Isner.

Roger Federer drops out of Rogers Cup in Toronto .
Roger Federer has dropped out of the Rogers Cup next month in Toronto. The world No. 2 from Switzerland lost against Germany's Alexander Zverev in the final of the event last year in Montreal. The 36-year-old Federer has won the tournament twice, in 2004 and 2006. Federer is the first top-10 player to drop out of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event, Aug. 4-12.

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