ISTANBUL – Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer was knocked out of Wimbledon after a straight-set loss to Hubert Hurkacz of Poland on Wednesday.
Hurkacz, the world No. 14, defeated the eight-time Wimbledon champ 6-3, 7-6, and 6-0 to reach the semifinals for the first time at London’s Center Court.
The 24-year-old will face the winner of the Matteo Berrettini-Felix Auger-Aliassime game.
Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic beat Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics to advance in the semifinals.
The 34-year-old Serbian passed his opponent with 6-3, 6-4, and 6-4.
With this victory, Djokovic managed to reach the Wimbledon semifinals three times in a row.
The world No. 1 has 19 Grand Slam championships to his name, including five Wimbledon titles in 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019. (Anadolu)