Quantcast

Federer knocked out of Wimbledon


Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine reacts as he wins against Roger Federer of Switzerland in their Men’s second round singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON—Defending champion Roger Federer crashed of Wimbledon on Wednesday in one of the most disastrous defeats of his career.

The seven-time Wimbledon champion was knocked out in the second round by Ukraine’s world number 116 Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/5), 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) on Center Court.


Follow Us



Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.



  • jojo webmail

    djokovic vs andy murray na ito

  • JuanTamadachi

    First Nadal, then Federer. Perhaps there is a changing of the guards.

  • jtclassic

    It was refreshing to see a player win a match in a Grand Slam tournament (and against arguably the greatest of all time) by playing the net. We hardly see that these days. Most matches these days are won from the baseline.

  • spitfire

    What happened in Wimbledon is unprecedented. Parang gustong iparating ng mga players that the tennis grass courts of Wimbledon are very dangerous to the players. Seven rated players (men and women) either lose questionably or retired to injuries. Even Darcis who defeated Nadal also suffered injury prompting him to withdraw. The same thing happened to Tsongga and Azarenka and several others.

    I think the players just don’t want to give their best because of the dangerous tennis grass courts.

    • JuanTamadachi

      You are an ignoramus Spit but I must say that your are at your “most ignorant best” when it comes to tennis.

      • Paliwaweng

        …you are worst at your best on ad hominem.
        You can disagree with any person’s opinion as it is your right, but hurling invectives shows who you are.

        Disagree if you must, but refrain from derogatory words.
        Everyone has his/her right to their own opinion, even those opinion maybe right or wrong; to others.

      • JuanTamadachi

        Aw c’mon Hardy Har Har, lighten up. Do don’t get up on your soap box and pontificate. BTW where’s you friend Lippy The Lion?

        I suppose you are entitled to your opinion no matter how asinine it maybe. After all there is freedom of speech.



Copyright © 2014, .
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94
Advertisement

Road to Spain

Marketplace