Tennis News US Open: Roger Federer crashes out after losing to 55th-ranked John Millman

first_imgNew Delhi: Roger Federer has been sent crashing out of the fourth round of the US Open 2018 as Australian John Millman sealed a 3-6, 7-5, 7-6, 7-6 upset over the ATP World no. 2. The remarkable win is Millman’s first against a top 10 player as he became the second Aussie to win against Federer in a grand slam game after Pat Rafter in 1999.The 29-year-old worked tirelessly hard to better Federer’s efforts as the tense game kept everyone at the edge of their seats.ALSO READ: WWE RAW: The Undertaker makes surprise appearance to confront HBK“I felt like a bit of a deer in headlights to begin with, to be honest with you,” Millman said.“The feet weren’t moving. Roger had it on a string, he was manipulating me around the court,” he addedThe 55th ranked Millman was as stunned as the whole world due to the fact that Federer has an unbeaten record (40-0) against players ranked 50 or more at the US Open.ALSO READ: Indian Air Force’s MiG 27 plane crashes near Rajasthan’s Jodhpur“A little bit of disbelief, he’s been a hero of mine. “He’s definitely not at his best, but I’ll take it,” said Millman after defeating Federer.“I got out of a tough second set and really found my feet and started to be a bit more aggressive,” he added.Earlier, Federer blew World No. 30 Nick Kyrgios by straight sets in the third round.Millman is now set to take on World No. 6 Novak Djokovic in the US Open quarterfinals on Thursday. For all the Latest Sports News News, Tennis News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more