US Open 2018: Roger Federer knocked out by Australian John Millman

US Open 2018: Roger Federer knocked out by Australian John Millman
US Open 2018: Roger Federer knocked out by Australian John Millman

By Jonathan Jurejko

BBC Sport at Flushing Meadows

Roger Federer won the US Open title five times in a row between 2004 and 2008
2018 US Open
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website

Roger Federer lost to a player ranked outside of the top 50 for the first time at the US Open as Australia's John Millman stunned him to set up a quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

The 37-year-old Swiss had prioritised winning a sixth title at Flushing Meadows this year, but was far off the pace against the world number 55.

Millman fought back to win 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3) in three hours 38 mins.

Now he meets Djokovic in his first Grand Slam quarter-final on Wednesday.

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