Millman stuns Federer at the US Open

Unseeded Australian John Millman has turned the US Open upside down with a colossal fourth-round upset win over 20-times grand slam champion Roger Federer.

In a life-changing performance, Millman left Federer – and fans – at Arthur Ashe Stadium shellshocked with a 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3) comeback victory to book a quarter-final date with another of tennis’s all-time greats, Novak Djokovic.

Not since Pat Rafter handed a tantrum-throwing Federer a tennis lesson on the then-18-year-old’s grand slam debut at Roland Garros in 1999 had an Australian conquered the great Swiss at a major.

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