‘Right here I screwed up Federer’: Tennis nice’s brutal US Open dig goes viral- Watch | Tennis Information

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When Daniil Medvedev had misplaced in his spherical of 16 conflict on the US Open 2022 earlier final week, there was a sure Roger Federer statistic that was highlighted on social media. No US Open champion in males’s tennis has ever managed to efficiently retain their title in New York since Federer final pulled it off in 2008. It was a feat he first managed in 2005 and continued his reign until 2008 following which the Swiss maestro by no means had his hand on that elusive silverware. 14 years since his final US Open win, a tennis nice was filmed boasting about his feat of ending Federer’s reign in New York, a video of which went viral everywhere in the web after the latest last on Sunday.

Beating Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt, Federer had claimed his first ever US Open title again in 2004 and efficiently retained the title 4 extra instances, taking his reign on the Flushing Meadows until 2008. The Swiss was all set to go for the US Open a sixth consecutive time as effectively when he went up in opposition to Juan Martin del Potro in 2009.

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The Argentine, who was having a beautiful Slam season, was into his maiden main last. However he was up in opposition to a 15-time Grand Slam champion, already essentially the most held by a participant again then, having surpassed Pete Sampras along with his Wimbledon haul. However a lot to his dismay and shock for tennis followers throughout the globe. Del Potro bounced again from two-sets-to-one down and beat Federer 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–2 to win his first Grand Slam trophy.

On Sunday, Del Potro was noticed on the Flushing Meadows for the ultimate between Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud. After the match, a video of him went viral whene he’s seen displaying the US Open honours board to somebody, saying, “Federer, Federer, Federer, Federer, Federer. Y acá lo cagué (And right here I screwed up)”.

Since 2009, Federer reached the US Open just one extra time, in 2015 the place he had misplaced to Novak Djokovic. And for his revenge in opposition to the Argentine, he misplaced in opposition to him as soon as once more in 2009 within the ATP Finals earlier than scripting six straight wins. However in the one different time they confronted one another within the US Open once more, Del Potro emulated his 2009 feat within the quarterfinal spherical of the 2017 version.


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