New Delhi: World's veteran tennis player Roger Federer is out of the open after losing in the quarterfinals. He defeated Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in a hard-fought five-set match. Dimitrov won 3–6, 6–4, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2 in a five-set match over Federer. He will now face world number five Daniil Medvedev of Russia. Federer of Switzerland, the US Open Champion of Ch Bar and the 20 Grand Slam winner, ended his journey in the US Open.
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Dimitrov defeated Federer for the first time. Dimitrov, the world's 78th ranked player, has become the lowest-ranked player to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam in the last 11 years. Prior to this, in 2008, 94 ranking players of the world reached the semi-finals of Germany's Rainer Schuttler Wimbledon. At the same time, he has become the lowest-ranked player to reach the semi-finals of the US Open in 28 years. Federer made a strong start by winning the first set 6-3, but he had a thump in the second set against Dimitrov.
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In this set, Dimitrov began to take advantage of Federer's mistakes and took the lead in the second set, but Federer returned to the lead in the third set. The 28-year-old Dimitrov gave the veteran player no chance to return in the last two sets of the match, which lasted 3 hours and 12 minutes, winning the last two sets to advance to the semi-finals.
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