Wimbledon 2021: Roger Federer is knocked out of Wimbledon by Hubert Hurkacz

Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz knocked out eight-time champion Roger Federer 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-0 from the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

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World number 18 Hurkacz became the second Polish man in history to advance to the semi-finals of a Grand Slam.

“I don’t know what to say, it’s super special for me. Playing on this special court against Roger, when you’re a kid it’s a dream come true to play him,” said Hurkacz to Sky Sports.

He also told that he is so delighted to be there and to play on the grass is super outstanding for him. “I am so happy and I can’t wait for the next one,” he told via Sky Sports after beating Swiss. 14th seeded Hurkacz dominated from the first set against his idol Federer 6-3 and won the tiebreak in the second against 20 times Grand Slam winner with his poorest performance said bye to the court until next time.

Hurkacz is the first player to beat Roger Federer in straight sets at Wimbledon in 19 years. The last time he had lost in straight sets at the tournament was on June 25, 2002, to Mario Ancic.

Polish number one Hurkacz had confessed that Federer was the one to inspire him to play tennis. He had defeated second seed Daniil Medvedev in the fourth round of the championship to face Roger Federer.