Roger Federer suffered a jolt 3-6 6-4 3-6 6-4 6-2 defeat in the quarter-finals of the US Open in the hands of Grigor Dimitrov.
The Grand Slam winner’d seemed destined for a against Rafael Nadal in what could have been the rivals’ first meeting in Flushing Meadows.
But Bulgarian Dimitrov tore up this script with victory over the Swiss, that looked out of sorts through a five-set defeat, hitting at 60 unforced mistakes and needed a.
Dimitrov had obtained only two sets off him, and hadn’t beaten Federer in any of their previous seven matches.
In the last four, Daniil Medvedev, who knocked Stan Wawrinka out to achieve his first Grand Slam semi will be faced by Dimitrov.