Wimbledon: Hurkacz stuns Federer, storms into semis

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Poland's Hubert Hurkacz (Photo/ Wimbledon Twitter)
Poland's Hubert Hurkacz (Photo/ Wimbledon Twitter)

London [UK], July 7 (ANI): Poland's Hubert Hurkacz on Wednesday stunned 39-year-old Roger Federer to storm into the semifinals of the ongoing Wimbledon 2021.

Hurkacz defeated Federer 6-3, 7-6, 6-0 in straight sets in the quarterfinals of the ongoing Grand Slam here at the Centre Court.

The 24-year-old Hurkacz brought his A-game to the Court in the first set, and he brushed aside Federer easily.

Federer displayed more fight in the second set and at one stage, the scoreline stood level at 6-6. However, the Poland tennis star managed to break, and as a result, he won the second set 7-6.

With the win in the second set, Hurkacz needed to register a win in one more set to stun Federer to progress to the next round in Wimbledon.

Hurkacz did not drop a single game in the third set, winning it 6-0 and as a result, Federer bowed out of the Wimbledon.

Earlier on Wednesday, defending champion Novak Djokovic on Wednesday stormed into the semifinals at the ongoing Wimbledon. The world number one defeated Hungary's Marton Fucsovics in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals here at the Centre Court.

With this win, Djokovic has entered the Wimbledon semifinal for the 10th time in his career and this is the 41st time that the Serbian player has managed to enter the semifinals of a Grand Slam. This was also Djokovic's 100th win on the Grass Court. (ANI)

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